Gold Membership offers the seasoned imaging professional support for virtually every technical and creative issue that may arise. Whether you require live 24/7 emergency phone support, expedited repair and loaner coverage, on-site support at select events and shows, or the opportunity to evaluate the latest professional equipment, CPS Gold has you covered. Please see below for full details.

Membership is available to individuals (self-employed or employed with a professional imaging company) who play a direct role in the creation of moving or still images on a full-time basis. Applicants must meet Canon equipment requirements to enroll. The fee for CPS Gold membership is $100 annually.

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Who Qualifies for Gold Membership?

  • Professional Image Makers

    Self-employed or an employee of a professional imaging business.

  • 20 CPS
    Product Points

    Accrued by entering Qualified CPS Gold Products that you own in your CPS account.


Gold Membership Benefits:

  • New Member Welcome Kit: Welcome Letter, CPS Member Card, 1 CPS Pro Strap and 1 Rear Lens Cap, and 1 Camera Body Cap (contents subject to change)
  • Access to Equipment Evaluation Loans (Try Before You Buy Program)*
  • Expedited two (2) Business Day Service Turnaround Time**on DSLR and EF Lenses listed on the CPS Gold Repair List
  • 20% discount on repairs on CPS Gold Repair List products on up to 10 items per membership term
  • Repair Coverage Loans***
  • Free return shipping on CPS Gold Repair List products sent in for service
  • Complimentary Canon Maintenance Service**** on up to 5 items per membership term
  • Onsite event and show support, as listed on the events calendar
  • 24/7 CPS Support Hotline (domestic and international)*****
  • Discounted admission to select Canon Live Learning seminars and workshops

More About CPS Gold Membership

  • * Gold members are allowed to evaluate each item once for the lifetime of the product.
  • ** See Gold Repair Service Term and Conditions for service turnaround details.
  • *** Based on availability and only if requested when product cannot be returned within the specified expedited time. See Repair Turnaround Time under GOLD LEVEL REPAIR SERVICE TERMS AND CONDITIONS for more details.
  • **** 11-Point EF Lens Maintenance Service and/or 18-point Digital SLR Maintenance Service
  • ***** Excluding Canon USA observed holidays and periods where unavailability is due to circumstances beyond Canon USA's control.

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