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BDA Membership T&Cs

All BDA members, on joining the association agree to abide by our Code of Conduct, Membership Bylaws, professional practice guidelines, professional standards or other guidance issued by the BDA.

By applying for membership of the BDA members agree to abide by the standards of practice and conduct expected by the professional association and will be accountable to the BDA for any breaches of those standards.

Members undertake to notify the BDA of any criminal convictions, disciplinary, regulatory or other action now and in the future.


All BDA membership applications are assessed against the membership eligibility criteria on our membership categories pages. Membership will usually begin from the 1st day of the current or next month, unless otherwise agreed by the BDA. All membership applications are automatically approved based on the information provided and upon successful payment. Any applicants providing untrue information could be removed from membership and subject to disciplinary proceedings and not eligible for any membership refund.

Annual Membership Subscriptions

BDA Board of Directors set annual subscription fees.

All BDA memberships are for one full calendar year, and membership must be upheld for this full period. Members are able to resign from the BDA once their full membership year payment has been settled in full. Members wishing to resign their BDA membership must notify the BDA in writing via email to giving at least one month’s notice of their desired termination date and completing any outstanding payments in full before this can be actioned.