How to apply?

Application for Regular Membership

All the applications should be submitted before the mid-year Council meeting. Documents may be presented in English, French, German or Spanish.

> Please use the following application form: Regular Membership Application Form

The application should be accompanied by:

  • the constitution of the association
  • documents attesting to the legal and professional status of the association
  • documents verifying the number of current members of the association
  • a letter of intent in relation to paragraphs 1.1.3 and 1.1.5 of the FDI Constitution is also required in case where there is an existing Regular Member from that country

In countries with more than one national dental association, Regular Membership may be granted to more than one national dental association from the same country, provided a  National Committee is agreed and maintained. Otherwise, only one national dental association can be the Regular Member of that country. Applications from other national dental associations from the same country will be referred to Associate Membership.

Applications for Regular Membership are received by the Council, reviewed and evaluated in relation to paragraphs 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3 and 1.1.4 of the FDI Constitution and then submitted to the General Assembly with a Council recommendation. If another member already exists in the country, Council will have to obtain their written recommendation on the application, before a recommendation is made to the General Assembly.

Membership will start after approval by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the General Assembly present and after receipt of the first annual subscription fee.

Application for Associate Membership

> Please use the following application form: Associate Membership Application Form

The application should be accompanied by:

  • the constitution of the association
  • documents attesting to the legal and professional status of the association
  • documents verifying the number of current members of the association

Applications for Associate Membership are received by the Council and then submitted to the General Assembly with a Council recommendation after having determined if the criteria for membership have been met. If other Regular or Associate Members exist in the country, Council will have to obtain written recommendation of the application, before a recommendation is made to the General Assembly. Membership will start after approval by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the General Assembly present and after receipt of the first annual subscription fee.

Application for Afiliate Membership

> Please use the following application form: Affiliate Membership Application Form

The application should be accompanied by:

  • the constitution of the association
  • documents attesting to the legal and professional status of the association
  • documents verifying the number of current members of the association

Applications for Affiliate Membership are received by the Council and submitted to the General Assembly with a Council recommendation. Membership will start after approval by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the General Assembly present and after receipt of the first annual subscription fee.

Application for Supporting Membership

> Please use the following application form: Supporting Membership Application Form

The application shall be accompanied by:

  • the constitution of the organization
  • documents attesting to the legal and professional status of the organization
  • documents verifying the number of current members of the organization

Applications for Supporting Membership are received by the Council and submitted to the General Assembly with a Council recommendation. Membership will start after approval by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the General Assembly present and after receipt of the first annual subscription fee.

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