Membership Information and Benefits

Active Membership

Includes Certified Questioned Document Examiners; Diplomate Designees; and General or Non-Certified members.
Dues: $100.00

Associate Membership

Includes those individuals who are not document examiners but wish to support and participate in the association (non-voting).
Dues: $50.00

Student Membership

Includes those individuals who are enrolled in an acceptable course on document examination (non-voting).
Dues: $50.00

For an application or membership information,
contact: Eileen Page, Membership Co-chair


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.
  • IADE newsletter, Under the Microscope.
  • Annual IADE Journal published each December.
  • 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 Webinar 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.

Dues and Fees

Dues are pro-rated semi-annually so that you pay a reduced price if joining after July 31.

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