Online application for ABWAK memberships and RATEL subscriptions

ABWAK memberships

If you are applying to become an ABWAK member for the FIRST time, or if your membership expired BEFORE October 2015), please fill in our online application form below. Once your application is approved we will email you a web link to pay your subscription via Paypal.

ABWAK renewals

If you are renewing your existing ABWAK membership we will send you a link to pay for another year via Paypal at the end of your year's subscription.

If you miss the renewal email, then simply email us your full name and membership number to and we'll resend the payment link.

Please note this may take up to 48 hours and please double check that the email you provide on this form is correct. ALSO CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER.

ABWAK  membership rates at a glance

Professional members employed within the industry:

  • UK (includes Ireland) Professional membership (single) = £30 per annum
  • UK (includes Ireland) Joint Professional (2 people at the same UK address) = £50 per annum
  • Overseas Professional membership (individual only) = £50 per annum

Associate members, not employed within the industry, eg: students, interns and zoo volunteers

  • UK (includes Ireland) Associate membership (single) = £30 per annum
  • Overseas Associate membership (individual only) = £50 per annum

RATEL only. Annual subscription for a single copy, per quarterly issue:

  • UK (includes Ireland) subscription = £100 per annum
  • Overseas subscription = £120 per annum

Click here for more details on our membership categories; what’s included and rates.

Group memberships
Group memberships are assessed, awarded and charged on an individual basis, please email your requirements


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Hosted by Marwell Wildlife; Wednesday 19th September 2018

Available to professional members