RAPS Membership

Membership with the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society gives you access to training and education and a powerful voice within the regulatory profession. With full voting rights and access to an exclusive, worldwide network of colleagues, an Active Membership gives you a remarkable advantage in all levels of your career.

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Ways to Join:

All RAPS Active Members Receive:

  • Exclusive Access and Pricing on RAPS Online University
    Whether you’re seeking to round out your regulatory knowledge or pursue the prestigious Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), your Active Membership gives you priority and exclusive pricing on RAPS educational tools and course offerings.
  • Major Discounts on Critical Resources
    Members receive up to a 30% discount in the RAPS Store, plus low rates for top publications and databases including Tarius, Elsevier, IPQ, RegLink and FDC-Windhover.
  • Career Possibilities
    Regulatory affairs professionals with aspirations for upward mobility will find vital opportunities through our Career Connections job board.
  • Valuable Networking Opportunities
    With the RAPS Regulatory Exchange, you’ll plug into an expansive online community that connects you to regulatory professionals from around the world.
  • Industry-Leading News and Information
    RAPS drives regulatory excellence throughout the industry by providing all Active Members with our all-digital publication, Regulatory Focus, as well as our weekly update newsletter. We also house a virtual library with free webcasts and content sessions.
  • Leadership Opportunities
    As a full voting member of RAPS, you’re eligible to participate in committees and volunteer groups, as well as serve as an elected chairperson within the organization. These powerful activities give you the ability to advance your career while contributing your expertise to shape the profession.
  • Access to RAPS Meetings and Conferences
    Further your career and develop your skills through discounted rates to attend our worldwide conferences, workshops, and meetings.

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Membership Eligibility

In order to qualify for RAPS Membership, applicants must meet at least one of the following qualifications:

  • Engaged as a professional working in the regulatory process (as a regulatory professional in industry, government, academic, regulatory consulting, regulatory law).
  • Engaged as a professional working in related scientific, clinical or engineering areas involved in the health product life cycle (e.g., R&D, preclinical, clinical, manufacturing, QA, QC, clinical care, including researchers, engineers, clinical professionals).
  • Engaged as a professional managing a health product-related organization.
  • Engaged as a professional in a scientific, clinical or engineering discipline and seeking to enter the profession at a biomedical, health product-related, academic or clinical organization.