There are various categories of members
- Ordinary members are physicians with post-graduate qualification in paediatrics, registrable with the Nigerian Medical Council.
- Trainee members are Residents in Paediatrics.
- Associate members include interested medically qualified practitioners not eligible for admission as ordinary members, Nutritionists, Nurses and other professionals with special interest in Paediatrics and Child Health.
- Honorary members PAN has provision in her constitution to recognize non members who have made outstanding contributions to Paediatrics and Child Health and to the welfare of children generally.