Rancho San Jose de Buenos Aires Chapter NSDAR

West Los Angeles, California

Membership in DAR

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Membership in DAR


Frequently Asked Questions


Am I Eligible?

Q. I think I am eligible for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, but am not sure.

A. Visit the National Society DAR which will provide all the requirements for membership as well as additional services other than military service.

Acceptable Service:

The National Society accepts service, with some exceptions, for the period between 19 April 1775 (Battle of Lexington) and 26 November 1783 (withdrawal of British Troops from New York) as follows:

* Signers of the Declaration of Independence

* Military Service

* Civil Service (such as State Officials; County and Town Officials)

* Patriotic Service (such as Signer of Oath of Fidelity and Support, Oath of Allegiance, Member of Boston Tea Party, etc.)

Visit the National Society Website for more detail.


Can someone help me get documentation for membership?

Q. I'm not sure how to get what I need for membership; is there someone who can help?

A. Contact your local DAR chapter and let them know you are interested in joining them. They will let you know when they next meet. Someone there can help guide you through the process. You can also visit the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution website for information regarding its Library Search Service.