Welcome to FORBPO!

If you're thinking of joining our esteemed community, please review our membership categories and application process below.

Membership Categories
  1. Full Membership
    • For qualified veterans of the U.S. Border Patrol who:
      • Served honorably for at least three years.
      • Are retired from Federal Service.
      • Have an approved membership application.
  2. Associate Membership - Open to:
    • Former officers from the USINS or its successor agencies, with “Career Status”.
    • Non-officers from the former USINS or its successor agencies, with at least ten years of Federal Service.
    • Individuals with at least ten years of service, including five in the Border Patrol, who left honorably to pursue other careers.
    • Graduates of the U.S. Border Patrol Academy who are serving or have served in the U.S. Border Patrol, the former USINS or its successor agencies of DHS, and their spouses.
For detailed criteria, refer to Article IV of our BYLAWS.

If you meet the criteria for any of these membership categories, we invite you to join our community. There is a registration fee of $5.00 for new Full and Associate Members and for members rejoining after a lapse, in addition to the dues for the chosen membership duration.

Membership Fees
  • Full Members and Individual-Based Associate Members:
    • 1-year membership: $40.00
    • 2-year membership: $80.00
    • 3-year membership: $120.00
    • 4-year membership: $160.00
    • 5-year membership (plus 1 year free): $200.00
  • Lifetime Membership: A lifetime membership option is available for both Full Members and Individual-Based Associate Members. The one-time payment is calculated as follows: Current age subtracted from 90 years of age, multiplied by the current dues amount ($40), and then reduced by 25%.
How to Join

Membership Application Review Process
All applications undergo a manual review process. You will not be able to pay immediately through PayPal. Once your application is approved, you will receive a follow-up email within 1-2 weeks containing a link to pay for your approved membership.

Submit your Application Online - To join online and subsequently pay through PayPal once approved:
Click Here  Payment can only be made after receiving the approval email with the payment link.
Once your application has been approved, you will receive an email with a link to pay your membership dues via PayPal.

Membership Application by Mail - If you prefer to mail your application:

Print and fill out the application.

Print and fill out the application. Enclose a check payable to FORBPO for the appropriate dues and the registration fee if applicable.

Mail your application and check to:
Attn: Joe E. Gutierrez, Chairman, Membership Committee
P.O. Box 513
Bonita, CA 91908

We look forward to welcoming you to the FORBPO community!