The following are the five conditions:

  • Practice the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, guided by the Twelve Concepts of OA Service.
  • Welcome everyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively.
  • Do not require members to do anything else to remain a member or share at a meeting.
  • Have no affiliation except Overeaters Anonymous.
  • Register with the World Service Office.

Source: OA Inc. Bylaws, Subpart B, Article V, Section 1a through 1e