Regular membership is open to all spouses or partners of international staff member of the UN.

The current membership is US$30, valid for 12 months from the month of subscription.

“The highlight was getting to meet so many talented and interesting people. I treasure the life-long friendships, solidarity and special memories that being a part of NYLESA has made possible.”

Angela Bamblett

Departed member Dec 2018 & former Chair 2012-2013


Settle into Life in NYC

  • Get insights about living in the NYC area (housing, schools, healthcare etc.)
  • Make friends and build a support network
  • Join our marketplace for goods and apartment listings
  • Take advantage of arts and cultural events in NYC

Get Career and Employment Support

  • Gain valuable information and tips about working in the US including work permit and income tax
  • Participate in our career and professional development workshops and seminars
  • Improve employability skills
  • Share your CV to the NYLESA Roster

Continue your Personal Development

  • Socialize at our NYLESA coffee and cocktail gatherings
  • Benefit from NYLESA coaching sessions
  • Improve language skills at nine language tables & access UN language courses

Promote your Business

  • Advertise your business or create partnerships with other members
  • Access exclusive services, perks and discounts offered to NYLESA members
  • Share your talents and skills by offering a workshop to our members


Contact to get more details information about becoming a member.

Members who wish to renew his/her membership can choose suitable methods of payment (see Members Only) and also submit a copy of your G4 visa to Membership Team.