Membership Categories


    Membership is divided in two categories: “Full Member” and “Associate Member”.

    An agency can become either a Full or Associate member, based on the criteria listed on the right.

1. Full Member

Full Members have the right of one vote at the Annual General Meeting and can serve in the Board.

It is highly recommended for agencies to:
  • Be in existence as a legal or personal entity for at least three full years
  • Be involved in the business of providing or supplying consultancy/agent services to the education and/or youth and educational travel market
  • Be accredited and/or licensed to conduct business where such a requirement is mandatory
  • Submit an application form by completing it in full, sending at least 3 references. One from industry recognized entity, another one should be accreditation or industry qualification and trade reference (bank, accountant, etc.) The last reference should be from a customer – student who can provide testimony of services provided
  • Comply with the Association Code of Practice and accept membership terms and conditions.


  • 2. Associate Member

    Associate Members do not have the right to vote at the AGM and cannot serve in the Board.

    It is highly recommended for agencies to:
  • Be in existence as a legal or personal entity for at least one full years
  • Be involved in the business of providing or supplying consultancy/agent services to the education and/or youth and educational travel market
  • Be accredited and/or licensed to conduct business where such a requirement is mandatory
  • Submit an application form by completing it in full, sending at least 3 references. One from industry recognized entity, another one should be accreditation or industry qualification and trade reference (bank, accountant, etc.) The last reference should be from a customer – student who can provide testimony of services provided
  • Comply with the Association Code of Practice and accept membership terms and conditions.