Remember Password Yes
paao top
How to apply for active membership



Instructions for Completing your Application

Please read these instructions before completing your application. The Board of Directors may decline or delay an application by reason of any substantial misstatement or omission of material fact from an application or any other information submitted with respect to an application.

Applicant Information

The information you provide will be used for the membership directory, your membership certificate, all correspondence and promotional material, and for addressing the PAAO journal Vision Pan-America.


Please print the names of the country(s) in which you are licensed to practice. A copy of your membership certificate or a letter from the affiliated society must accompany your application for Active membership.

Membership Dues

Membership dues must be submitted with your application. This covers your membership dues from January 1 through December 31. Dues are based on a calendar year. Payment must be made in United States currency. Accepted forms of payment include cash, check, International MasterCard or Visa, American Express, and wire transfers (all prices in US$).

  • Active Member (ophthalmologist) - $200 
  • Member-in-Training (residents and fellows under 35 years of age with letter from their training service)
    • 1st year - Free
    • 2nd year - $25
    • 3rd, 4th, 5th year - $50 each year (maximum of five (5) years as a Member-in-Training).
  • Affiliate Member $75 (A person who holds a degree of Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy, or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, or Doctor of Philosophy, and who is not an ophthalmologist but is engaged in a field allied with or in a basic science related to ophthalmology).


Please send your completed application, including endorsements, dues and proof of membership in the appropriate affiliated societies to:

Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology
1301 South Bowen Road, Suite 450
Arlington, TX 76013 U.S.A.
Phone: (817) 275-7553 FAX: (817) 275-3961
email: info@paao.org

Download the official PAAO membership application
( Microsoft Word - Version DOC) ( Acrobat Reader- Version PDF)
Español Español
English English
Portuguese Português


PAAO Main Office - 1301 S Bowen Road #450 - Arlington TX 76013 USA
Tel: 817-275-7553 Fax: 817-275-3961 Email: info@paao.org