About Professional Membership
Chartered to encourage and facilitate professionalism in the transportation logistics services industry, the NCBFAA Educational Institute (NEI) is offering importers and exporters Professional Membership in one of America's oldest and most respected international trade organizations. For more than a century, the NEI's parent organization, the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders of America, Inc. (NCBFAA), has represented the commercial interests of members who include Customs brokers, freight forwarders and ocean transportation intermediaries as well as members representing carriers, sureties, communications, ports, and other specialized services.
Until now membership in this renowned institution has been limited to corporations, partnerships and sole owner companies; individuals were not eligible to belong. With the launch of NEI's category of Professional Membership, the scope of participation by colleagues from the international trade arena has been "expanded."
IMPORTANT: Professional membership accords you the benefit of taking the courses, webinars and conferences at the reduced member fee and the renewal fee is separate from the CCS or CES renewal fee. Professional membership does not affect your CCS or CES designations.
Membership Form & Fee
The initial cost of NEI membership is $225 with an annual renewal fee of $100. Priced to attract the maximum industry participation, NEI Professional Membership is a valuable addition to your curricula vitae. Apply today!
To register for Professional Membership, please follow the steps below:
2. Wait for approval for the application (up to 1 business day)
3. Remit payment for Professional Membership. You will be sent an invoice upon approval.
4. Once payment for Professional Membership has been received, you will automatically receive member pricing.
IMPORTANT: Employees of firms eligible for NCBFAA membership cannot become NEI Professional Members.
NCBFAA Memberships for small firms start at $590.55 annually. To learn more about NCBFAA Memberships and its benefits, please click here
Along with being part of the preeminent voice of the transportation logistics community, your Professional Membership entitles you to:
- Valuable savings on all the NEI's educational programs and seminars throughout the term of your membership
Receive the NEI Alert, a quarterly electronic publications informing you of the educational updates and professional opportunities that affect your day-to-day activities as a transportation logistics participant.
Current NEI programs enable participants to become Certified Customs Specialists (CCS) and Certified Export Specialist (CES). NEI is working toward recognized accreditation standards for its programs so that along with savings, knowledge and a competitive advantage, you can also earn degree credit for your participation.
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