Become an SRA member -   if you already have an account on our website you'll be prompted to sign in as the first step in the joining process.

Join as an employee (full or part-time):

Join - Employee

Join as: Self-employed, Student, Unwaged or Retired:

Join - Other

Group membership:

If five or more people in your organisation get together to join the SRA at the same time, and can arrange a single annual payment and an admin contact person, you will each receive a 10% discount on the above rates.  Please contact the office to discuss a Group arrangement.

Membership is valid for 12 months from when you join.

Good news for taxpayers - 100% of your SRA membership fee can be claimed against UK tax, so don't forget to report it on your tax return.

Payment options

There are two payment options for joining the SRA:

1. with a credit or debit card.  We use the payment provider iATS to process payments.  All major cards, including corporate cards, are accepted.

2. in response to an invoice.  Choose the "Pay later" option at the shopping cart, and insert a valid Purchase Order number from your employer.

If you have any problems with payment please call us on: 0207 255 0695 for further help.

Annual Membership fees:


  • Full time member, £84
  • Part-time member (under 25 hours per week), £60


  • Self-employed/freelance member, £60
  • Student (f/t), unwaged, or retired member, £25

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