The Initiation Fee is $1,600.00. The value of qualifying credits registered within six (6) weeks of being issued will be applied towards the Initiation Fee (Surcharge amounts added to permit fees are not applied) Active members of Equity (CAEA) receive a $475.00 discount.

Payment Plan Option

You may pay the Initiation Fee with a Payment Plan.  You will only become a Full Member once the Payment Plan has been paid in full, and you have paid the corresponding Full Member Annual Dues

If you work in an eligible category while you are on a Payment Plan, we apply this permit fee amount toward the balance when the credit is verified.

To request a Payment Plan Agreement, please contact