Membership Information and Benefits

The following fees are for the calendar year February 2017 through January 31, 2018

Application Fee: $25
Individual Dues: $100
Certification Test: $100

For an application or membership information, contact: Diana Mears –


As a member of the International Association of Document Examiners, you are entitled to many benefits, including:

  • Certification from IADE, for qualified members.
  • Acceptance of certification and recertification from BFDE, ABFDE, NADE and SAFE.
  • A discount on attendance fees for all IADE Interaction Workshops and Seminars.
  • Free weekly online class, taught by Kathie Koppenhaver.
  • Quarterly special classes using Zoom technology.
  • Copies of the IADE quarterly newsletter.
  • Semi-Annual Journal
  • A listing on the IADE website, including a link to your own business site, if applicable.
  • Referrals to attorneys who contact IADE.
  • Participation in creating an Encyclopedia of Document Examination.
  • Opportunities to both learn about and help establish standards within the industry of document examination.
  • All members will receive a handbook of valuable information.

Pay Membership Dues
and Seminar Fees Online

IADE uses PayPal to accept payments for dues and other fees.

From the drop down menu, please select the dues or fees that you would like to pay.

We currently do not have a shopping cart feature; therefore, you must pay for multiple items one at a time.

Dues and Fees

Dues are pro-rated quarterly so that you pay a reduced price if joining after May 31 of each year.

If you have questions, please call Bill Smith, IADE Treasurer, at
407-923-6008 or email