Membership benefits

Individual Membership

To join BAAL as an individual member, please complete the online membership form. Subscriptions are renewable annually, and you will receive a reminder to renew unless you pay via direct debit. For renewals, you do not need to complete a membership form unless you wish to change your personal details.

Individual membership subscriptions can be paid by PayPal, direct debit or cheque. Due to processing costs, direct payment by credit card has been discontinued. You can still pay by credit card using PayPal, which is faster and more secure.

Individual       £50   Pay Now  (please remember to complete the online membership form first if you are joining as a new member)

Individual via direct debit     £48     For Direct Debit you will need to complete the Direct Debit form (as well as the ‘online membership form’ linked to above) and send it by post to BAAL at the address indicated. We can accept Direct Debits against UK-based bank accounts only. 

Reduced rate (student, retired, unemployed)    £20     Pay Now

 If you wish to pay by cheque not Paypal, please send your cheque for the appropriate amount (£50 or £20) to BAAL, c/o Dovetail Management Consultancy Ltd, PO Box 63494, London SE4 9DA, with a clear indication of what the payment is for. Also, please fill out the ‘online membership form’ linked to above.

Associate Membership

Publishers who support the aims of BAAL can apply for associate membership. Please complete the Associate Membership form and send by attachment to You will then be invoiced.

Annual Associate Membership costs  £125    Pay Now

Institutional Membership

University departments and libraries which support the aims of BAAL can apply for institutional membership. Please complete the Institutional_Membership Form and send by attachment to You will then be invoiced.

Annual Institutional Membership costs £120    Pay Now

Donations / Gift Aid

If you are wish to contribute to an appeal or make a special contribution, for example to the Christopher Brumfit Conference Scholarship fund, you can do so here:

Donation (amount at your discretion) Pay Now

If you are a UK taxpayer, please consider allowing us to claim Gift Aid tax relief on this. Just complete this Gift Aid Declaration Form and send it by post to BAAL, c/o Dovetail Management Consultancy Ltd, PO Box 63494, London SE4 9DA. Gift Aid cannot be reclaimed on membership subscriptions.

Data Protection

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For all enquiries about membership, please contact BAAL administrator only works on Thursdays. it may therefore take a week or so for membership applications and queries to be answered. Please note that while PayPal processing will be immediate, the manual process of accepting members (database update, checking payment, sending receipt, sending acknowledgement email etc.) may take a week or so.