Registration Rates & Details


Registration fees

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Registration deadlines

  • Early Bird Registration: June 3 to July 23, 2015
  • Advance Registration: July 24 to September 17, 2015
  • Late Advance Registration: September 18 to October 6, 2015
  • On-Site Registration: October 7 to October 11, 2015

Mailed and faxed forms will not be accepted after September 17, 2015. Written cancellations must be received by APA by September 17, 2015.


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

Mailed and Faxed Registration Forms

Allow 7-10 business days for mailed registration forms to be received and processed by APA. In order to be eligible for the current rate period mailed and faxed forms must be received one week prior to the current rate period deadline. Faxed forms should be sent to (703) 907-1097. Mailed and faxed forms will not be accepted after September 17, 2015.

Mailing address for forms and payment:
American Psychiatric Association
IPS Meeting Registration
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209
Customer Service: 1-703-907-7830

Non-Member, Non-Physician Provisional Registration

APA welcomes non-physicians including mental health chaplains, social workers, non-medical students, nurses and physician assistants to attend the Conference. 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 and Refunds

All registration and/or course cancellation requests must be received in writing by the APA Registrar’s Office at by September 17, 2015. 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 6, 2015: Full refund
  • August 7 to September 17, 2015: Refund less the cancellation fee equal to 25% of total amount paid
  • After September 17, 2015: No refunds

The American Psychiatric Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.