Join the APP

How to join the APP

  1. Find the type of membership that is right for you.
    To do this, visit Membership Types.
  2. Download, print, and fill out the appropriate application form.
  3. Send your completed application and all required criteria to:
    Association of Professional Piercers
    Post Office Box 1287
    Lawrence, KS 66044


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    Upload your application and video for review.

    You can upload all your completed forms, signed pages, photos of your autoclave, scans or photos of your documentation, and everything else to Google Drive as a single Google document or PDF.
    Upload the video to YouTube, set to unlisted, and Creative Commons license. (Go to info and settings, then choose advanced settings, then Creative Commons license.)
    Include the video link in the Google document.

    Next share it with or email.


    *Applications submitted electronically do not require a processing fee.

    NOTE: If you choose to send in a digital application all materials must be in a digital format.

    If you choose to send in a hard copy application all materials must be in hard copy form.
    Applications must be submitted in FULL digital form or FULL hard copy form.

Please allow 6–8 weeks for processing.
Membership dues will be billed upon acceptance.


Video Processing Fee (Due only with mailed application)
Initial Membership Application Fees (Due upon acceptance)