Become an Individual Member

Applications for new individual memberships and renewals of existing individual memberships will be granted based on the criteria below.

The HL7 individual membership category is primarily intended for the self-employed, retirees, those working for organizations with revenues of less than $5 million per year, and for those with a personal interest in improving healthcare through standards and being a part of the HL7 community. Individuals working for organizations with revenues greater than $5 million per year may apply for an HL7 Individual Membership but are encouraged to consider joining at the appropriate organizational membership level.

Please note: all HL7 memberships are non-refundable.

Individual membership is geared toward those with a personal interest in the standards and applies only to the person named on the Membership Application form.

Influence the technical and policy environment of the future by voting on standards

The ability to vote on HL7 standards is one of the most important benefits of membership. Voting on HL7 standards is the best way to influence the use and implementation of standards at the federal level.

  • All individual members have one vote in each of HL7's standards and administrative ballots
  • All voting members have the ability to run for leadership positions

Show the industry that you are a leader who is helping to make interoperability a reality

HL7 membership offers exclusive access to thought leaders and market intelligence that can help give your organization a competitive advantage in the industry and support effective strategic decision-making.

  • Newsletter featuring articles from HL7 leadership and peers around the globe
  • Monthly MemberConnect communication

Learn best practices from industry leaders

The ability to network at HL7 meetings gives you valuable opportunities collaborate with and learn from industry leaders and international thought leaders.

Reduce your training budget

  • Free Member Advantage webinars
  • 20%+ discount on in-person events and educational offerings¬†
  • 20%+ discount on HL7 webinars, including on demand courses and webinars on HL7's Education on Demand


Individual members may not use, copy, or distribute HL7 standards for any purpose other than personal participation in the maintenance and development of HL7 standards. For more details, please refer to the HL7 IP policy.

Benefits for individual membership apply only to the person named on the Membership Application Form. Individual memberships cannot be transferred from one individual to another.

You can upgrade your Individual Membership to an Organizational Membership at any time. Dues for the current year will be prorated and applied to Organizational Membership. To upgrade your membership, please contact


$775 USD per year

Please note: all HL7 memberships are non-refundable.