Active Membership Application

Company Information

(as you want it to appear on NAID's website)
If different than above, please check and indicate information below

Company Profile

Type of Information Destruction Operations

(check all that apply):
Plant Based Info Destruction Operations:

Mobile Operations

Destruction Services Offered

(check all that apply):
Paper Shredding
Magnetic Degaussing
Hard Drive Sanitization
Residential Services
Disintegration/Micro Media Destruction
Electronic Media Destruction (computers, digital eq, etc)
Product Destruction (prototypes, clothing)

Other Services Offered

(check all that apply:
Record Storage
Waste Disposal
Other (please list)

Please answer the following questions

( click yes or no for each):
1. Is access to client confidential materials restricted to employees?

2. Do employees sign a confidentiality agreement?

3. Do you own and/or operate destruction equipment?

4. Do you screen employees via a background check?

5. Do you use closed trucks to transport materials?

6. Do you provide commercial information destruction services?

Required Documentation - Equipment Verification and Proof of Business

(To qualify for active membership, you must own/lease your own equipment, or be in the process of purchasing destruction equipment, and be legally permitted to operate a business where you claim)

Equipment Manufacturer:
1. Attach a copy of sales receipt or invoice that shows the make/model of the destruction equipment.

Proof of Business: Legal document/business license showing business name (from city, state or federal)

Member Referral

- Did your equipment manufacturer or another NAID member refer you for joining?

Additional Locations

List any & all additional locations of the Parent Company which provides information destruction services using a separate sheet if there is more than one additional location.

Type of Operations (check all that apply)

Plant-based operation:

Mobile Operation

We agree with and are bound by the following:

(Please initial each item and sign on bottom)

By initialing here, I attest that I am an owner, executive officer, or manager of the company submitting this application and have full authority to represent this company and I have full knowledge of our operations.

By initialing here, I can attest that our company, or any of its owners/officers/related affiliates Have Not Have () been affiliated with a current or past NAID Member.

By initialing here, I attest that this application is truthful and accurately reflects our company’s operations.

By initialing here, I attest that our company provides information destruction services on a commercial basis.

By initialing here, I confirm that I have read and we agree to abide by the Code of Ethics and By-laws of the National Association for Information Destruction, Inc. (available on website at

By initialing here, I/we understand and agree that, as a NAID member, our company may only use the NAID logos and trademarks that are directly provided by NAID (available on website at

By initialing here, I/we understand this application is for membership only and that NAID AAA Certification is a separate application and voluntary process. I/we further understand that unless and until our company’s services become NAID Certified that NAID does not endorse or approve our business standards or operations as Certified; nor will we suggest in any way that we meet NAID certification standards unless we are NAID certified.

By initialing here, I give NAID permission to post our company and contact information on any NAID website or list in other places where it will promote our business.

By initialing here, I give NAID permission to send the contact information of the member representative to NAID Vendor members upon their request.

By initialing here, I give NAID permission to verify any and all information contained on this application through whatever means are necessary, including a site visit by NAID management or NAID contracted auditor.

The information provided by me in this application is truthful and accurate. I have permission and legal authority to bind the organization to the agreements within this application.