Become a Member

You may be related to an American patriot! Aware of a relative who is or was a DAR member? Heard stories of a person in your family tree who provided patriotic service?

Let us help you research your family roots and submit your lineage to request membership in the NSDAR. We encourage you to join our amazing network of 180,000 members who represent 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally!

Membership Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible you must be a woman 18 years or older and have an ancestor who aided the cause for American independence between the time of the Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775, and the withdrawal of British troops from New York on November 26, 1783. Please contact us if you are interested in pursuing membership in the NSDAR, and our chapter will send you a membership invitation.

There are many ways your ancestors could be on record as patriots, including: 

For more information, please contact us.