Become part of the cooperative family!

We offer two types of membership: 

  1. Cooperatives, entities that operate like cooperatives, and organisations that unite or federate cooperatives may become Full Members while
  2. Other kinds of organisations that support cooperatives in some way, can become Associate Members.

To learn more about eligibility click here.

Benefits of Membership

The Membership Prospectus and Membership Package provides you with more information on the benefits of membership.

Costs of Membership

Membership fees are calculated based on subscription formula for Full Members and on a flat fee scale for Associate Members, as described in the Internal Rules. Full Members pay an annual membership fee based on the number of their individual members (number of memberships they represent through their member societies). You can get a quote by filling in the “apply now” form below or contacting the Director of Membership.

How to Apply

Candidates for membership must fill in a Membership Application Form in English, French or Spanish and submit it with required documents in one of these 3 languages. Learn more here.


How many individual members does your organisation represent (the number of individual persons, farmers or entities which your organisation has or represents through their member societies)
Are you affiliated to a current member? (see current list of members here:

Which type of membership would you like to apply for? *

(reference eligibility requirements

How information about you will be used

Individual contact information which you supply to us will be used to deliver our newsletters, important press releases, invitations to events, and may be used to contact you for statistical information and networking within the cooperative movement. We will not sell your information. We will not share your personal information with anyone outside of the International Cooperative Alliance structures and partners. For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, and your rights, please visit terms and conditions page or email

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