ACID Members Application

Your subscription to ACID membership gives us the opportunity to help you protect your products and designs. Membership of ACID is global and we welcome applications from individuals and companies in any industry sector involved in the creation of original design. Check our joining criteria here

Your Membership subscription is an annual fee and you will have full access to all Membership benefits as long as this remains current. Below you will see various payment methods, including monthly recurring payments to help spread the cost. Please note that there is a different payment system for ACID Marketplace exhibition space as this is an optional membership benefit and requires an additional cost.

Your Details (Initial/Primary Contact)

These details are used to set up your personal login for the new member account. You can add further logins to your account later. Please ensure that you complete all mandatory fields. Missed fields will show as red.

On payment being received, we will generate your log in credentials and email them to the email address you provide during payment.

Company Details

These are details about the company. Additional details such as enquiry email addresses and telephone numbers can be added after registration. Use your first name and surname if you are an individual.

Annual Turnover

Important: Your turnover will directly affect the price you pay for your membership. Please make sure that you select the correct turnover to save delays during your registration. When you renew your membership, please ensure that you have selected the correct turnover if this has changed and tick the declaration below.

joining fee
VAT total first
year cost
Category 1 - Annual Turnover up to 50K £35.00 £140.00 £35.00 £210.00
Category 2 - Annual Turnover between 50K and 100K £65.00 £240.00 £61.00 £366.00
Category 3 - Annual Turnover between 100K and 250K £65.00 £325.00 £78.00 £468.00
Category 4 - Annual Turnover between 250K and 500K £125.00 £380.00 £101.00 £606.00
Category 5 - Annual Turnover between 500K and 2.5M £125.00 £540.00 £133.00 £798.00
Category 6 - Annual Turnover between 2.5M and 5M £125.00 £815.00 £188.00 £1,128.00
Category 7 - Annual Turnover between 5M and 10M £125.00 £1,025.00 £230.00 £1,380.00
Category 8 - Annual Turnover Over 10M £125.00 £1,625.00 £350.00 £2,100.00

Payment Type

Payment can be made by credit or debit card (both over the telephone and online) or by cheque or bank transfer. All online payments are taken via PayPal.

If you choose to pay via Cheque, Bank transfer, or by card payment over the telephone, you will be shown information on the next page on how to continue.

We also offer to spread your membership cost over the subscription period by Direct Debit for UK bank account holders. When you choose this option you will be directed to a page where you can download the Mandate which needs to be sent to us when completed. An initial card payment will also be required for the first instalment with the joining fee and administration fee before your membership becomes live.

All membership subscriptions commence from the 1st of the month in which you registered, therefore completing your membership registration now will result in your subscription running from Friday, 1st June for 12 months.


Before your membership can be initiated please tick the box to indicate you do not have an unresolved dispute with an ACID Member and that you have read our Joining Criteria and agreed to the following documents. I have read and agreed to the ACID Privacy Policy

Almost There

To complete your application, we need to confirm that you are a real person and not a computer robot. To do this, please answer the following question:

* if a PayPal option has been selected, you will be taken to PayPal when clicking this button.