Become a Member of EBRA

Apply to join EBRA and enjoy the benefits of a collaborative association

Membership Eligibility

Membership in the Association is open to the following types of organisation:

  • For EEA-countries: the organisation which manages the register as defined in Article 16, 1. of Directive (EU)
    2017/1132 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017;
  • For other countries: an official authorised body which is formally responsible for the collection and registration
    of information related to the business and commerce registry within a jurisdiction;
  • Organisations which are authorised for the dissemination of business register information and which are
    appointed to do so by the official public body pursuant to paragraphs 1 or 2 of this article.

There are two categories of members: “Full Members” and “Associate Members”, the rights of which are defined within the EBRA Articles of Association.

Application for Membership

An application for Membership shall be sent in writing to the President of the Board. This application shall thereafter be circulated by the Secretariat of the Association among the Members of the Association.

The General Assembly will set out the conditions upon which the Board decides on any new application for membership as set out in this article. The General Assembly shall decide by qualified majority of two thirds on these conditions.

In accordance with these conditions, the Board shall decide on the admission of Members. The decision of the Board is final.