PO Box 2175

ESP Station

Albany, NY 12220

To contact CDGS about general issues including signing up or login in, email us at: or write to us at 

Capital District Genealogical Society

BO Box 2175

Empire State Plaza Station

Albany, NY 12220-0175.

 Renew by logging into our system:

This is the best way to join/renew as it activates your account which allows you to register for our Zoom meetings, enter "Members Only", etc. 

Log in to your account (as a member you already have an account although you may need to "activate your account" by submitting a username and password - click below the login spaces to where it says "having trouble logging in" to activate your account. If you have trouble take a look at the short videos on our "How To:" page. As you renew your account you can choose your payment from 

credit card


Pay Later (send us a check by mail*) If you send a check the cost is $25, if you use a credit card or PayPal the cost is $26.

There is now an "auto renew" option, which can opt into. It can be canceled at any time.

Renew by printing out a form and sending in a check or use PayPal:

Click on the above button to be able to print a copy of our Membership form. Complete the  form and

a) send it with your check for $25 to:


PO Box 2175

Empire State Plaza Station

Albany, NY 12220

b) send your $26 using PayPal or your credit card. You can do that using the Buy Now button below.

Renew by completing this online form. After you click "submit"  you will be taken to PayPal to complete your transaction. 

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Three Ways To Establish Your CDGS Membership