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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association

Membership Categories 

Membership of UAVS is open to companies, academic institutions, related organisations and individuals on an annual subscription basis.  UAVS is focused on UK activities and interests but welcomes members from this global industry.

There are two membership types, Ordinary and Associate.  Ordinary Members must have a registered place of business and a substantial part of their UAS activity in the UK, are entitled to nominate a representative for one of the elected positions on the Council and may vote during Council Elections.  Associate Members are likely to be non-UK companies and organisations and have no voting rights.

There are also 9 membership categories within the Ordinary membership type and 6 within the Associate membership type.  The Ordinary membership categories are:

  • Large Company or Corporation
  • Medium-sized Company
  • Small-sized Company
  • Registered Self-Employed/Limited Liability Partner
  • Individual
  • Student
  • Academic Institution
  • Related Organisations

The Associate membership types are:

  • Corporations
  • Registered Self-Employed/Limited Liability Partner
  • Individual
  • Student
  • Academic Institution
  • Related Organisations

Subscription rates vary depending on the membership type and category.

The categorisation factors and the associated subscription rates are:

Ordinary Membership
Membership Group
Annual Subscription Rate ex. VAT
No. of Points of Contact
Large Corporations
with more than 250 employees and/or Turnover >50m and/or Balance Sheet >43m
£1,375.00
10
Medium-Sized Companies
with less than 250 employees and/or Turnover <50m and/or Balance Sheet <43m
£825.00
3
Small-Sized Companies
with less than 50 employees and/or Turnover <10m and/or Balance Sheet <10m
£275.00
2
Registered Self Employed/Limited Liability Partnership
1 person in the business
£187.50
1
Related Organisations
Shaping services, markets and technology with the UAS industry
£412.50
3
Student Member
Proof of enrolment and attendance at a recognised UK academic institution.
£25.00
1
Individual
Registering as an individual with no business affiliation
£75.00
1
Academic Institution
UK based recognised academic institution
£275.00
5

Associate Membership
Membership Group
Annual Subscription Rate ex. VAT
No. of Points of Contact
Non-UK Large Corporations
All sizes of Corporations based outside the UK
£412.50
3
Non-UK Registered Self Employed/Limited Liability Partnership or Company
1 person in or representing the business
£187.50
1
Non-UK Academic and Related Organisations
Academic Institutions and Non-Corporate Related Organisations based outside the UK
£275.00
2
Non-UK Student Member
Proof of enrolment and attendance at a recognised academic institution.
£25.00
1
Non-UK Individual Member
Registering as an individual with no business affiliation
£75.00
1
Non-UK Small and Medium Sized Company
Small and Medium Companies based outside the UK
£275.00
2

All subscription rates above are exclusive of VAT.

Those applying to join the Association may choose the most appropriate category but the Association reserves the right to recategorise an applicant after background checks have been completed.

Value Added Tax

All subscriptions are exclusive of UK Value Added Tax (VAT) or Sales Tax. 20% VAT will added to all invoices on organisations registered and resident in the European Union.

Membership Application

The on-line membership application system allows instant payment of subscription fees by credit card. Off-line methods can also be selected.

All applications will be reviewed by Council and will be subject to the Council's acceptance of the application.

For on-line applications and payment transactions a full receipt will be provided.  For off-line payment processes an Invoice will be sent once the application has been processed.

To begin your application now,
click here.
 
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