- To qualify for full privileges and standing as a member, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Be a graduate of a polygraph school that is recognized by the National Polygraph Association, Inc., as being accredited by any state regulatory board. The curriculum of the afore mentioned school shall meet ASTM standards for education.
- Shall not have been convicted of, or found guilty by any Federal or State court of a felony crime, any misdemeanor crime involving sexual or moral misconduct, or for the violation of the civil rights of any person. (Any other violations will be subject to review and approval by the Membership Committee.)
- Shall not have been found guilty by any court, labor hearing, or administrative hearing for violation of the civil rights of any person and/or found guilty of any allegation, which deemed by the NPA Board of Directors to be injurious or discredit the polygraph profession.
- Shall not have resigned or been dismissed from any State, Regional, National, or International association while under investigation, or for illegal or ethical reasons.
- Every member, in order to promote continuous education, must participate in training consistent with ASTM Standards that promotes the polygraph discipline. Such training may be included, but not to be limited to any state, regional, or national polygraph school/training seminar.