Join the NYPPA

If you wish to join us, please download one of the documents below and follow the instructions. Document: NYPPA Membership Application [Adobe PDF] [Word Document]

Renew Membership Dues Online

As an NYPPA Member, you can now pay for your NYPPA yearly membership dues online via PayPal.  Please note that a $5 online handling charge will automatically be added to the dues. Contest fees are only accepted via check or by emailing the treasurer at and stating what your contest fees are. A Paypal invoice will be sent to you. 

Select a Membership

Please mail application to:

New York Press Photographers Association
Church St. Station
P.O. Box 3346
New York, N.Y. 10008-3346

Once your application has been accepted, a website login will be emailed to you.


Our Constitution provides for three types of membership:

A Regular Member is a still or television photographer working regularly for recognized daily newspapers, wire services, magazines, picture agencies and television news organizations who has been on the street for at least one year in New York City.

A Regular Member in good standing who having reached the age of sixty (60) years and who has been a member of the Association for twenty five (25) years shall be declared a Life Member and pay $40 annual membership dues. 

An Associate Member (non-voting) is someone (active or inactive) from a related field (sales reps, public relations, editors, etc.) who wishes to support the organization and join in the social activities.

A Student Member does not meet Regular member status, but may participate in all functions of the Association except hold an elective office or chair a committee, however, they can compete in the annual photo contest.

Currently the dues are

Regular Membership $85 per year.

Life Membership $40 per year.

Associate Membership $85 per year  

Student Membership, you may become a member of this organization at the special introductory rate of $35 per year.