Membership

Who Can Become a WFTGA Member?

There are three categories for membership:

Full Membership is open to any non-profit making independent Association or group of Associations of Tourist Guides from any country whose members are registered as official Tourist Guides by the appropriate licensing authority or the equivalent in each country.

Affiliate Membership is open to tourism-related organisations, whether governmental, local authority, other officially funded or privately funded bodies involved at city, regional, national or international level with tourism-related activities. Affiliate Membership is also open to education establishments, whether public or state controlled or private fee-paying institutions involved with training in any aspect of the tourism industry. Travel and tourism related media are also entitled to affiliate membership.

Individual Membership is open to individual professional tourist guides from countries where the guide association(s) is/are not member(s) of WFTGA

After you fill it in Send it back to: [email protected]

In years of WFTGA biennial Convention, this payment needs to be made by the 1st day of General Assembly, in order to either send a proxy or to take up the voting rights as delegate. Invoices are calculated according to the latest IMF and OSCE GDP of each country – see below Tiers 1-5, as published January 2016.

Full Membership: Charged annually at the rate of one Country Fee per country, plus one Association Fee for each joining association’s membership in that country.

Individual Membership: Charged at 35% of the combined Country Fee and Association Fee of the relevant country.

Affiliate Membership: Charged at 75% of the combined Country Fee and Association Fee of the relevant country.

For Membership Invoice information email [email protected]

TIER 1 TIER 2 TIER 3 TIER 4 TIER 5
Country Fee Country Fee Country Fee Country Fee Country Fee
€ 333 € 266 € 212 € 170 € 133
Association Fee Association Fee Association Fee Association Fee Association Fee
€ 50 € 40 € 30 € 20 € 10
Andorra Barbados Antigua and Barbuda Azerbaijan Afghanistan
Australia Cyprus Argentina Brasilia Albania
Austria Czech Republic Botswana Bulgaria Algeria
Bahamas East Timor Chile Colombia Angola
Bahrain Equatorial Guinea Croatia Costa Rica Armenia
Belgium Estonia Gabon Dominica Bangladesh
Brunei Greece Latvia Ecuador Belize
Canada Hungary Malaysia Grenada Benin
Denmark Lithuania Mauritius Iran Bhutan
Finland Malta Mexico Kazakhstan Bolivia
France Oman Panama Lebanon Bosnia and Herzegovina
Germany Palau Republic of Belarus Libya Burkina Faso
Hong Kong Poland Russia Macedonia Burundi
Iceland Portugal St. Kitts und Nevis Montenegro Cambodia
Ireland Seychelles Turkey Peru Cameroon
Israel Slovakia Uruguay Romania Cape Verde
Italy Slovenia   Serbia Central African Republic
Japan Spain   South Africa Chad
Kuwait Trinidad and Tobago   St. Lucia Comoros
Luxembourg     St. Vincent and the Grenadines Congo – Democratic Rep.
Netherlands     Suriname Congo – Republic
New Zealand     Venezuela Djibouti
Norway       Dominica
Qatar       Egypt
Republic of China (Taiwan)       El Salvador
Saudi Arabia       Eritrea
Singapore       Ethopia
South Korea       Fiji
Sweden       Gambia
Switzerland       Georgia
United Arab Emirates       Ghana
United Kingdom       Guatemala
United States       Guinea
        Guinea-Bissau
        Guyana
        Haiti
        Honduras
        India
        Indonesia
        Iraq
        Ivory Coast
        Jamaica
        Jordan
        Kenya
        Kiribati
        Kyrgyzstan
        Laos
        Lesotho
        Liberia
        Madagascar
        Malawi
        Maldives
        Mali
        Marshall Islands
        Mauritania
        Micronesia
        Moldova
        Mongolia
        Morocco
        Mozambique
        Myanmar
        Namibia
        Nepal
        Nicaragua
        Niger
        Nigeria
        Pakistan
        Papua New Guinea
        Paraguay
        People’s Republic of China
        Philippines
        Rwanda
        Samoa
        São Tomé and Príncipe
        Senegal
        Sierra Leone
        Solomon Islands
        South Sudan
        Sri Lanka
        Sudan
        Swaziland
        Tajikistan
        Tanzania
        Thailand
        Togo
        Tonga
        Tunisia
        Turkmenistan
        Tuvalu
        Uganda
        Ukraine
        Uzbekistan
        Vanuatu
        Vietnam
        Yemen
        Zambia
        Zimbabwe