Apply for or renew your membership

You can renew your membership or apply to join the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons for the first time using this form. BAPS membership is annual, you get 12 months membership from your date of application.

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Before you start

To renew your membership or join for the first time you need to:

  • be a surgeon with an interest in paediatric surgery
  • complete the online application form
  • pay the membership subscription by Direct Debit, credit card or by cheque

How long will it take?

This application form will normally take 15 minutes to complete, provided you are ready with the following information to hand:

  • Your contact details which can be personal or your place of work
  • Your bank details or a credit card
  • Details of any qualifications you have and the year you gained them
  • Have defined which membership grade you require from the list below
  • A short written biography on your previous experience
  • A picture of yourself in a gif, jpeg or png format (maximum file size 8mb)

Referee to support your application

You will be asked to enter the name of an existing member as a referee to support your application. If you are based outside of the British Isles, you will be asked to upload your Curriculum Vitae in PDF format (the file should be no larger than 8mb).

Paying by Direct Debit

Direct debit

Direct Debit is the most convenient way to pay your membership subscription – Direct Debit gives you peace of mind that your subscription is continuous, automatically renewing each year. Please note that Direct Debit is only available to members who hold a UK bank or building society account.

How long will my application take to be approved?

We review all new applications at an Executive Committee meeting – this process can take up to 4 weeks depending on when your application is received.

Grade Current subscription level
Full GBI – consultants who are Council Members £275
Full GBI/ BAPU – consultants who are members of BAPU as well as BAPS, also Council Members of BAPS £175
Associate Members – consultants who work in non-Paediatric Surgery £125
Trainees in UK training programme at any level £125
Full International – equivalent to UK consultant level BAND ONE. £125
International trainees BAND ONE. Not available to anyone working in the UK. £60
Full International – equivalent to UK consultant level BAND TWO. Not available to anyone working in the UK. £20
International trainees BAND TWO. Not available to anyone working in the UK. nil
Senior Grade – consultant surgeons who have retired nil
Honorary – VIP level of membership nil

Band 1 countries are currently:

  • Austria
  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Luxembourg
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Syria
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • USA
  • United Arab Emirates

All other countries are Band 2

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