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  • CTA Membership  

    Here you can find information about becoming a member of the Community Transport Association and submit your application to join now.

    If you have any questions on the process of becoming a member after reading the below, take a look at our frequently asked questions on membership, or you can call us on 0161 351 1475 or email membership@ctauk.org

    MiDAS – Don’t confuse CTA membership with MiDAS registration.

    If you’re looking for a MiDAS registration, click here.

    Can My Organisation Join?

    Are you?

    • Based in the UK


    • A charity, community group, voluntary organisation or social enterprise working for the benefit of others, not for financial gain


    • A public sector body such as a Local Authority, Transport Authority, Health Sector Trust or Board, Town or Parish Council or a primary, secondary school or sixth-form college

    If you are a not-for-profit organisation do you have?

    • a constitution or memorandum and articles? These are documents that set out your aims and objectives and how your organisation operates. 
    • A governing board with at least 3 non-related directors/trustees/committee members. (If you don’t, still apply and tell us why. If you want to know why we ask this view our FAQs here.) 

    If yes, you can apply today

    Membership Types

    New to 2024 we have launched two membership types for not-for-profit organisations and public sector bodies.   

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    If you are a commercial organisation we have affiliate opportunities coming later in 2024. Register your interest

    Membership Costs

    Free Membership for Small Organisations.

    Join for free if your annual income is less than £25,000

     Full Membershipfor Not-for-proft organisations and Public Sector organisations – is based on your organisation’s annual income and is priced as follows:

    Gross Annual Income  Annual Membership 
    Under £25,000  Free 
    Between £25,000 and £50,000  £50.00 
    Between £50,000 and £100,000  £80.00 
    Between £100,000 and £250,000  £120.00 
    Between £250,000 and £500,000  £215.00 
    Between £500,000 and £1 Million  £320.00 
    Over £1 Million  £400.00 

    Permit only CTA Membership – costs an annual fee of £50.  

    Please note: Permit only membership is currently only available to organisations for which transport is NOT their main purpose and who provide transport to a restricted closed membership.  See our FAQs for more information to check if you qualify

    Support for organisations in Crisis

    If you are a not-for-profit organisation that is delivering transport and you are experiencing a crisis, please contact the CTA Advice Line for support.  The overall sustainability and operation of the sector is important to us, and we are here to help.

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