How to Join
Request a Prospective Member Visit on the third Tuesday of every month.
Attend at least three weekly meetings with your parents. When you request a meeting, we will provide you with the meeting details and send you a confirmation email.
After your third meeting and proof of age validation, you will complete the online Membership Application unless you require a special waiver.
The local CAP squadron will give you a membership application or provide you with information on how to apply online.
Information you may need when filling out the application: Wing: CA Unit: 015
Fill Out the Online Application
Download the Cadet Membership Application - this is for Cadets that require a Special Waiver.
Annual membership dues vary by state and are separate from unit dues.
Click here for the membership dues table.
Submit your application through one of the following ways:
Ask your squadron commander if you are eligible to apply online. Only new cadets can join online. Former members have to submit a paper application.
Fax applications to 334-953-7771.
Include credit card information to process the application. The required information includes:
Type of Card - Visa, MasterCard or Discover
3 Digit Security Code on the Back of the Card
Name on Card
Dues can be paid by check made payable to Civil Air Patrol or by money orders.
Mail your completed application and dues payment to:
Civil Air Patrol/DP
105 S. Hansell St. Bldg 714
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
FedEx and UPS are both delivered directly to the National Headquarters building. Priority Mail from the United States Postal Service may be delayed several days while it is routed through the Air Force base mail system.
When your application is received by Member Services at National Headquarters, it is date stamped and processed in order by the date it arrived. The cadet will receive an automated welcome email when the membership is processed.