An organization or an individual wishing to become a member to file an application with the Secretary of IFKF.
Send the completed application form to IFKF - WKA Secretariat Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
The application will be acknowledged immediately. The Membership Subcommittee will vet the application on the basis of the eligibility criteria and the application of fee reduction (if applied).
The applicant will be informed of the outcome of the application and the annual fee (if reduction is applied) within 6-8 weeks. Information on payment will be forwarded to the applicant.
(a) Organization / Affiliate membership
- US$500 for 1 year (option of a single payment of US$900 for 2 years)
An organization from the low-income and lower-middle-income economies countries as defined by World Bank can apply for a reduced rate.
An organization from the high-middle-income and high-income economies countries which is (i) a patient-based/ patient-advocacy group or (ii) of small size in the number of members can also apply for a reduced rate.
The membership committee may grant a 25%-50%-75%-95% reduction, based on the size and the financial status of the individual application.
(b) Associate membership
- US$50 for 1 year (option of a single payment of US$90 for 2 years)
An applicant from the low-income and lower-middle-income economies countries can apply for a reduced rate at US$30 per year (US$55 for 2 years).
An applicant who is a kidney patient from the high-middle-income and high-income economies countries can also apply for a reduced rate at US$30 per year (US$55 for 2 years).
Annual fee – duration and payment due date
The Annual fee is from 1 July to the 30 June of the following year.
The annual fee is payable from 1 July till 30 September of each year, to enable the member to be eligible for voting at the AGM which is held at the end of the year.