Registration Rates & Details

Registration Fees

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Registration Deadlines

Advance Registration:    July 25 – October 8, 2014
On-Site Registration:      October 9 – November 2, 2014

Mailed and faxed forms will not be accepted after October 8, 2014.
Written cancellations must be received by APA by October 8, 2014.


The APA only accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express, money order, or a check (in U.S. funds only), payable to the American Psychiatric Association. The APA does not accept bank or wire transfers. Registrations will not be processed without proper payment. Mailing address is:

American Psychiatric Association
Institute on Psychiatric Services
Meeting Registration
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209
Customer Service: 1-508-743-8534

Mailed and faxed forms will not be accepted after October 8, 2014.

Non-Member, Non-Physician Provisional Registration

The APA welcomes non-physicians including mental health chaplains, social workers, non-medical students, nurses and physician assistants to attend the Institute. These registrations are considered provisional until status verification is received.

To confirm your registration, a copy of your valid student ID or license, a letter from your institution or organization verifying employment or membership, or a copy of your certification letter must be submitted with your registration form or received within seven (7) days of your online registration to If your verification is not received in the stated time period, your registration will be cancelled with no refund.


If you do not receive registration and/or course enrollment confirmation within two weeks of registering, contact the APA Registrar’s Office at

Changing a Registrant or Misspelled Name

To change a registrant name, email the APA Registrar’s Office at with the full contact information of the new attendee with the badge number of the existing attendee. To correct a misspelling, email the correction and badge number to

Cancellation Fees & Refunds

All registration and/or course cancellation requests must be received in writing by the APA Registrar’s Office (1-508-743-9605 fax or by October 8, 2014. A confirmation will be sent once the request has been processed. Fee will be refunded in the manner in which it was received. Refund policy and cancellation fees are as follows:

Until August 7, 2014: Full refund
August 8 – October 8, 2014: Refund less the cancellation fee equal to 25% of total amount paid
After October 8, 2014: No refunds