Frequently Asked Questions - Membership
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The Affiliate Application is an online process. You must complete the online form and attach the required documents, based upon your membership category. The complete procedure can be found here as well as the application form here.
Membership types (1)
Member Association is a national association which is the largest association of firms providing technology-driven intellectual consulting services for the built and natural environment in a country.
Associate Member is any individual, organisation, association, firm or group of firms, based in a country not having a Member Association, and has a major part of its/their activity in the engineering consulting industry. In many cases, it is appropriate for a representative organisation in such a country to join FIDIC as an Associate Member. This membership category is aimed at organisations that aim to become a FIDIC national Member Association.
Affiliate Member is any individual, association, organisation, firm or group of firms, based in a country having or not having a Member Association, and which supports the objectives of the Federation. This membership category is aimed at commercial organisations which aim to maintain a close contact with FIDIC and to support the Federation’s activities at the local and international level.
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FIDIC speaks for the Global Consulting Engineering Industry. FIDIC Member Associations speaks for their country industry. Together, they explore opportunities to strengthen that voice in order to support the objectives of Governments and society and share with them international best practice. Together they pursue an improved Quality of Life for everyone. For more information on how to become a FIDIC Member and benefits, please click on here.
Fees for membership differ depending on the membership category. FIDIC bases the calculation of subscriptions for Associates on the numbers of staff employed by member firms or group of firms. In 2013, the unit rate is 2.95 Swiss Francs per staff member. The minimum membership fee is 1,900 Swiss Francs per year. Affiliate Members pay an annual fee of 1500CHF. You can find more information here.