Retired Membership Eligibility and Criteria 

Retired membership is offered to members and nonmembers who are at least 55 years of age and who are retired from full-time employment. Part-time and consulting work are okay within this membership category. 

How to Apply for Retired Membership:


Current ICMA Member- Contact Member Benefits & Services by phone at 1-800-745-8780 / 202-962-3680 or by email at to inform ICMA of your retirement. ICMA will then update your membership category to reflect this and announce you in the weekly newsletter Leadership Matters

Nonmember- Create an ICMA account and complete the online application. You will be prompted during this process to give more information regarding your employment status.


Retired Member Spotlights

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2022 ICMA Annual Conference Content Available On-demand Through December 31!

In-person and digital attendees were emailed credentials for the conference online platform on 9/12/2022. New users can still register for on-demand access.

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