Online Charter Renewal

Thank you for taking time to renew your unit charter. Before beginning online charter renewal, please take the following steps:

1. Select an adult to complete the online process.

2. Obtain your access code from your District Executive or District Commissioner (Don't know who this is? Use our district finder tool). 

3. Review the Frequently Asked Questions & complete the Online Charter Renewal Tutorial.(An access code is not needed for the tutorial).

4. Round up the needed information. Note: Fees calculated during online charter renewal are for 2015. For new members, pay their remaining (pro-rated) 2014 registration plus their full-year 2015 fee.

After completing the above steps you are ready to begin your online renewal by visiting 

NOTICE: During November and December on Saturdays from 6pm to Sunday 6pm the National system may be offline for maintenance and updating. During this time you will be able to work on charters that have already been started, but you will not be able to start new charters. 

Reference material to support the online recharter process:

Membership Fee Pro-Rate Chart:

Pro-Rate Month

BSA National
Registration Fee

Boys' Life

September 2014



October 2014



November 2014



December 2014



Full Year 2015




Download Resources:

Instructions & Checklist

Instructions & Checklist for LDS units

Charter Renewal Training

Executive Officer Info Form

Visit the downloads area for these and other forms


Helpful resources from the National office:

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Online Charter Tutorial

Online Charter Help

Membership Application Forms

Journey To Excellence Forms



Recharter Dates to Know:

Oct 1: Internet Online Charter Renewal System Activated

Oct 10: LOGIN to Online Charter Renewal System (see Instructions, step 10)

Nov 7: SUBMIT Charter Online (see Instructions, step 11)

Nov 14: TURN-IN Charter to your Unit Commissioner (see Instructions, step 12)

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