NFIB Membership – Frequently Asked Questions

Wondering if NFIB membership is right for you? Here are some of our most frequently asked questions and answers. If you don’t see your question here, please contact us.

Becoming a Member

What is NFIB?

NFIB is America’s leading small business association, promoting and protecting the rights of its members to own, operate and grow their businesses. Today, hundreds of thousands of small and independent business owners across America are NFIB members, united by one mission: to promote and protect your right to own, operate, and grow your business. Learn more about NFIB.

Why should I join NFIB?

NFIB stands up for small business owners at the federal and state levels and in the courts.  

Here’s what sets NFIB apart as the voice of small business:

One Member, One Vote: NFIB members—actual small business owners—define our work through their responses to our surveys. Each member has an equal say in the policy positions NFIB takes, regardless of the amount of dues paid.

State and Federal Advocacy: NFIB has a presence in every state and in Washington, D.C., giving our members a voice in public policy debates on the local, regional, and national level.

Exclusive Focus on Small Business: NFIB has always stood and continues to stand for America’s small and independent businesses. This sole focus distinguishes us from all other business organizations in the country.

We also hold events around the country that enable members to join our advocacy efforts and network with each other, NFIB staff, and lawmakers.

As an NFIB member, you can also access big savings for your small business, including discounts on personal and commercial insurance, payroll services, office equipment purchases, and more. Your NFIB membership will quickly pay for itself.

Check out our Member Benefits page for membership details.

How long does a membership last?

NFIB membership is valid for one year.

Can I cancel my membership? If so, will I be reimbursed?

Yes, you can cancel your membership at any time. Membership fees will be prorated for the duration of your membership, so you pay only for the time that you were a member.

How do I renew my annual membership?

Our automated annual renewal option makes it easy to keep your NFIB membership active. Log in and click on My Account, then Membership Information, and select Renew. Make sure the box next to “Please set my membership to auto renew annually” is checked.

To renew your membership manually, log in and click the Renew tab in the top right corner.

When renewing, why can’t I change the amount?

You cannot change the renewal amount to anything less. However, you can adjust the contribution level to a higher amount. Please see our suggested rates on the renewal page.

NFIB Networking

What opportunities do I have to get more involved with NFIB?

There are lots of opportunities to get involved! You can join our volunteer network, become a media contact, or testify before state or federal lawmakers. You can also host a political candidate, a political event, or an NFIB event. Simply click on the My Preferences tab when you’re logged into to update your personal preferences.

NFIB members may submit responses to surveys and ballots on a regular basis. To view current surveys, log in to your NFIB account and click on “My Surveys” under Account & Settings.

Are there opportunities to network with other small business owners through NFIB?

Yes, NFIB hosts networking and professional development events throughout the year that give small business owners a chance to interact. To find NFIB events happening near you, opt in to receive Special Offers and Events emails under the My Preferences tab when you’re logged in to If you’ve RSVPed to an event, you can see event details under the My Events tab.

You can also reach out directly to other small business owners within the NFIB Member Directory. Simply log in to your NFIB account and click the Member Directory tab. You can search by business name, industry, state, county, and/or city.

Troubleshooting / Technical Issues

I forgot my password.

No problem. Click Login and enter the email address you used to register and a replacement password will be sent to you.

I can’t sign in.

Click Login and Forgot Password, then enter your email address and password you used to register for an account. If you’ve recently changed your password, make sure you’re using your most recent password. If you’re still having trouble please call us at 1-800-NFIB-NOW to have a representative from our MemberCare team walk you through the process.

I no longer want to receive NFIB emails. What do I do?

In the footer of all NFIB emails, you are given an Unsubscribe option. You can also select what types of correspondence you receive by logging in to your account and clicking on My Preferences. Under News and Updates, you can select the type of emails you want to receive or deselect correspondence you don’t want to receive. You can also email us at [email protected] or call 1-800-NFIB-NOW to opt out.

I made a purchase through the NFIB website but didn’t get a receipt/deleted my email receipt.

When you’re logged in to your NFIB account, you can see a transaction history that lists any purchases you’ve made through the site. Log in and click on My Transactions to view your transaction history.

Does NFIB share my personal information?

We will not sell or otherwise disclose your non-public personal information to any third party unless such third party is performing services for or on our behalf and is bound by an obligation of confidentiality. We have assigned passwords, encrypted sensitive data and protected our databases and servers from unauthorized access. Our employees are subject to written policies regarding the use and disclosure of your non-public personal information.



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