Membership FAQ

Is there a deadline for renewing my membership?

ISN membership can be renewed at any time. However, ISN recommends renewing membership as of October for the coming year to ensure uninterrupted delivery of core member benefits like Kidney International and NCP Nephrology.

ISN membership renewal (all prices in USD):
Before January 1, 2006 $175
After January 1, 2006 $185
After March 1, 2006 $195
After June 1, 2006 $205
2006 New Member Join fee $175


When will my membership start?

ISN membership is valid for the calendar year (January 1 – December 31). As soon as you join or renew to ISN, your membership will start and you will receive all back issues of Kidney International and NCP Nephrology since January.


How do I renew my membership or become a new member?

To renew your membership to ISN, click on Renewal in the Membership navigation bar.

You can then renew by using your credit card or by printing out the renewal form and faxing/mailing back the completed form to ISN Headquarters. Payment is accepted via credit card, check or wire transfer.


What is Joint Membership?

Joint Membership is a membership category that allows for a group of 2 - 10 individuals from Emerging Economy Countries to join for a single fee of US$ 110. This includes one single print subscription and online subscription to Kidney International to be shared among the group. Click on Categories in the Membership navigation bar for a list of eligible countries.



Login and go to My Account to

  • edit your personal ISN subscription details
  • renew your membership
  • activate your online account
  • manage your online account.

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