Yes. Anyone who belongs to the Appartenance program and who does not wish to register as an inactive member may maintain her membership in the program until it expires. As of December 2016, no new memberships and no renewals have been accepted. Expired memberships will be extended free of charge until April 1, 2017.
The Order has decided to terminate the Appartenance program to make way for this new inactive member category. There are many benefits to this new status, making it more advantageous than the Appartenance program. For instance: