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FAQ category: Membership

Membership of the Academy works on an annual basis. You can pay your annual membership fee over instalments but there will always be an annual renewal date when your membership will either automatically renew or you will need to pay for another year’s membership, depending on the option you have chosen. You will be notified 14 […]

Joint membership is available for Direct Debit and Stripe Credit Card payments but excludes PRS for Music membership payments. Joint membership is not available in conjunction with any other discount or offer. Under 25 memberships are excluded from the joint membership offer. Joint membership is only available on renewal of your current IA membership or […]

Your membership starts from the date we receive your first payment contribution. If you choose to pay your membership by PayPal, then we will receive your payment immediately, and you will receive a welcome email with your membership number then. If you choose to pay by Direct Debit, it will be a while longer before […]

We offer discounted Standard Membership for applicants aged 18 to 24; our Under 25 Standard Membership costs £50 per year. If there is a financial barrier preventing you from joining The Ivors Academy, you may wish to considering applying for The Ivors Academy Membership Bursary Scheme. This bursary is provided by The Ivors Academy Trust […]

Membership, whether Standard or Academy, needs to be renewed annually.

Standard Membership costs £92 per year (or £96 per year if you choose to pay monthly, at £8 per month). Academy Membership costs £166 per year (or £168 per year if you choose to pay monthly, at £14 per month). For those aged 24 or younger, we have an Under 25 discounted Standard Membership, costing […]

Standard Membership is for songwriters and composers who do not yet meet professional member status (previously called provisional members). Whether established in your career or just beginning, if you are ambitious about developing your craft and passionate about the rights of music creators, join us. Professional Membership is for songwriters and composers who are recognised […]

Membership of The Ivors Academy is exclusively for music creators. To be eligible for membership, you must be a member of PRS for Music or another recognised music collecting society, or have comparable grand rights income or appropriate qualifications as deemed by our Board from time to time.


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