ADA Compliance Statement: The American Consumer Council and our local consumer councils are committed to the principle of equal access for consumers with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. We have accessibility experts on staff who are available to help prospective members enroll in our organization and answer any questions. Consumers are able to contact us through a variety of methods including email ( and our toll-free telephone at 1-800-544-0414.

How to Become a Member:

ACC Membership Eligibility Requirements:
Regular membership is available to any American consumer who currently uses or has purchased a major consumer product or service* [see list below] within three years of submitting their application for membership; and, supports the objectives of ACC; and, pays the required dues; and, and is a citizen of the United States of America or a legal visitor in the United States; and, can prove their residency status through a government-issued identification if requested.

*Eligible Products or Services. A major consumer product or service is defined herein as, but not limited to, any of the following: motor vehicle, housing, medical services, financial services, insurance, education, transportation, personal services, apparel, recreation and communications or technology equipment.

Three ways to join:

1. Join for $8.00 - if you currently use or have used a major consumer product or service in the past 12 months, you can join ACC or your state consumer council for $8.00!

2. Lifetime Members - The lifetime cost of membership is $15.00.

3. Business - $79.00.

Membership Participation: (Optional)
We encourage and invite new members to get involved with the American Consumer Council through our committees and programs. Below is a list of committees and activities we offer. Please check a committee you would like to serve on, or an activity you would like to participate in:
Activities and Committees are optional.

Activities: (Optional)

  • Seminars-at-Sea
  • Volunteer at annual meeting
  • ACC Speakersí Bureau
  • State Leadership Council

Committee: (Optional)

  • Education
  • Sponsorships
  • Advocacy & Consumerism
  • Member Services
  • Regional & State Councils
  • Marketing
  • Regulatory & Government Affairs
  • Awards & Recognition
Membership Benefits
We provide each new member with a membership certificate and number, monthly consumer bulletins, and additional benefits as they become available through our corporate sponsors and affiliates. We also invite you to take advantage of our financial education workshops designed to help consumers make smart choices in building their financial future.  Please check all the appropriate boxes to help us qualify you for membership.
  • FOOD AND BEVERAGES (breakfast cereal, milk, coffee, chicken, wine, full service meals and snacks);
  • HOUSING (rent of primary residence, owners' equivalent rent, fuel oil, bedroom furniture);
  • APPAREL (men's shirts and sweaters, women's dresses, jewelry);
  • TRANSPORTATION (new vehicles, airline fares, gasoline, motor vehicle insurance);
  • MEDICAL CARE (prescription drugs and medical supplies, physicians' services, eyeglasses and eye care, hospital services);
  • RECREATION (televisions, cable television, pets and pet products, sports equipment, admissions);
  • EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION (college tuition, postage, telephone services, computer software and accessories);
  • OTHER GOODS AND SERVICES (tobacco and smoking products, haircuts and other personal services, funeral expenses).
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance Products
  One person per application:
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