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We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover (including debit cards that can be processed as credit cards). We also accept direct debit payments from your bank account.
For your convenience, you can pay monthly or yearly for your HSLDA membership. Your membership automatically renews each year regardless of how you pay.
You will be sent an email notification (and a postcard, if you pay yearly) 30 days prior to renewal.
Yes, we are happy to give a $15 discount to honor the following—those who are in the military, a first responder (police, fire, EMT), a full-time pastor, or full-time missionary. This discount is only available with the Pay yearly option. To claim your discount, click one of the links below to start your membership:
- Click to join with a Military discount
- Click to join with a First-responder discount
- Click to join with a Pastor discount
- Click to join with a Missionary discount
As stated in our membership terms and conditions, we offer refunds if you wish to cancel your membership within one week of activation or renewal (minus any rush fee, if applicable).
If you’re a member of an HSLDA Discount Group, you’re eligible for $15 off your yearly membership dues. Contact your group leader to get your six-digit group code.
Once you have your code, you can start an HSLDA membership application and easily add the code by clicking on “Group Affiliation” in the payment summary. Click to watch a video tutorial of this process.
Not sure if your homeschool group is an HSLDA Discount Group? You can search for your group on our website and look for the green price tag icon.
We don’t want financial restrictions to prevent you from receiving the benefits of HSLDA membership! If the $135/year or $14/month membership dues are prohibitive for you, please consider applying for financial aid.
You can watch a video tutorial of how to apply for financial aid on our website, or you can email us at email@example.com and we will send you a financial aid application.
Yes! You can purchase one year of membership or lifetime membership as gifts from the HSLDA Store. Click here to purchase one today!
Yes, homeschooling families who live outside the United States and those who are citizens of other nations are invited to join HSLDA.
HSLDA’s Global Outreach team is willing to provide counsel for international members who encounter difficulties. While various factors (such as citizenship, military status, and local laws) impact the methods by which HSLDA can assist you, our staff will always be committed to advocating for homeschooling freedom.
In addition to legal services, your HSLDA membership gives you unlimited access to our team of experienced preK–8th, special needs, and high school Educational Consultants. You’ll also receive discounts on products and services through our Member Savings program, special pricing on HSLDA Store products, and a subscription to our quarterly magazine, the Home School Court Report.
Note: If you are a resident of Canada, please check out HSLDA Canada.
If your family needs immediate assistance, we suggest that you expedite your membership application with the $40 rush fee. You will receive an initial contact about your legal situation within 1 business day. Because processing a rush application requires the immediate diversion of HSLDA resources, the $40 fee is nonrefundable.
Legal assistance for your current situation is not guaranteed. Be sure to include details about your situation in your application and be prepared to submit copies of relevant documentation (letters, court documents, etc.).
If we cannot assist you, you will have the option to withdraw your application and receive a refund of your membership dues (minus any rush fee).
If you indicate on your membership application that you need help resolving a legal problem affecting your homeschool, we will need to review your application. We will typically contact you about your legal situation within 3 business days.
Membership acceptance is determined after legal review is complete, which may take several weeks.
If we determine we can help with your homeschool’s current legal situation, we will activate your membership and you will get access to HSLDA member benefits.
If we cannot assist you with your legal situation, you will have the option to withdraw your application and receive a refund of your membership dues (minus any rush fee).
To receive an initial contact within 1 business day, you can accelerate your application with a nonrefundable rush fee of $40.
Anyone can create a free HSLDA account to get online resources like recorded webinars and high school transcript templates.
When you become a member, you get access to even more resources like state-specific legal forms, one-on-one contact with our attorneys and Educational Consultants, and member discounts.
To become a member, go to hslda.org/join. You will be prompted to sign into your existing online account when you start your application. If you're already signed in, you can start your application immediately.
You can change your membership pricing plan by following these steps:
- Log in at my.hslda.org.
- Click “Membership” in the left-hand navigation menu.
- Click the “Manage membership” button and change your payment option.
As a member, you receive legal support through:
- Personalized answers to all your homeschooling-related legal questions.
- Full representation at every stage of legal proceedings, through letters, phone calls, and even court representation.* (This may involve HSLDA hiring local attorneys at no charge to you.)**
- Access to 24/7 hotline for legal emergencies and state-specific legal forms.
Learn more about our member legal support.
* Consistent with government regulations and ethical standards, we cannot guarantee representation to members in every case or every appeal. Learn more here.** Please note that member families who choose to consult independently with a non-HSLDA attorney must do so at their own expense.
Yes! HSLDA members have access to fillable, printable forms (such as notices of intent, affidavits, and withdrawal forms) that provide all information required by state law. HSLDA’s legal team can also answer questions from members related to their forms and assist with completing or filing documents when needed.
For more information about how we can help you, please contact your state’s legal team.
Our Educational Consultants can help you choose curriculum, make lesson plans, create transcripts, navigate college entrance exams, find the right program for your student with special needs, and so much more!
HSLDA’s three Educational Consultant teams each focus on a particular area of homeschooling: preK–8th, high school, and special needs. They’re all committed to helping you provide the home education that’s just right for your child.
If you’re an HSLDA member, you can contact an Educational Consultant here!
If you’re an HSLDA member, you can log into your HSLDA account at my.hslda.org to contact an attorney or Educational Consultant directly. Simply click "Get Legal Help" or "Get Educational Help" along the left-hand navigation menu and fill out the form.
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HSLDA membership can save you money in many ways!
Your membership includes services that could cost you hundreds (or even thousands!) of dollars elsewhere—services like attorney consultation about any homeschool question, legal representation if your homeschool is taken to court, a 24/7 hotline for emergency legal assistance, one-on-one homeschool coaching, guidance preparing transcripts and college applications, and much more.
HSLDA offers specially negotiated discounts with outside vendors for travel, technology, curriculum, and more through our Member Savings program. Click here to start saving today!
Members get discounts on graduation supplies, books, and more at the HSLDA Store.