The membership of the Noored Kotkad is divided into four: young members, active members, supporting members and honorary members.
Young members are 7-18-year-olds or noorkotkad.
Active members of the Noored Kotkad are adult youth leaders who recognize the goals of the Noored Kotkad and through their activities contribute to the achievement of the goals of the organization. The youth leader may also be a member of another structural unit (Defence Leage or Women’s Voluntary Defence Organisation) participating in the educational activities of the young members of the youth organization.
A supporting member of the Noored Kotkad can be an Estonian or foreign citizen who recognizes the goals of the Noored Kotkad and contributes to the achievement of the goals of the organization. On the basis of the person’s application, the supporting member is admitted by the head chief of the Noored Kotkad by his directive, which indicates his responsibilities in the organization.
An honorary member of the Noored Kotkad is an Estonian or foreign citizen who has outstanding merits before the Noored Kotkad organization. The honorary member is elected by the Central Assembly of the Noored Kotkad on the proposal of the Central Board of the Noored Kotkad. The Honorary Member may participate in the meetings and events of the Noored Kotkad in an advisory capacity. An honorary member is elected with his or her consent.