Application form to join the Vegetarian Society 

Please print out the form, fill-out and return to: The Membership Team, The Vegetarian Society, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham, WA14 4QG or Fax: 0161 926 9182 (do not fax Direct Debit forms)



Name (Ms/Mrs/Miss/Mr)


Telephone No.
E-mail address:
Date of birth:

[ ] I am vegan
[ ]I am vegetarian. I never eat meat, poultry or fish
[ ] I am not currently a vegetarian (you will be enrolled as an associate member)

I agree to become a member of the Vegetarian Society UK, a company limited by guarantee. I understand this allows me (if vegetarian & over 16) to vote under the rules of our Articles of Association, and makes me liable for up to £1 in the unlikely event that the Society should ever wind up.
(Please contact us if you wish to see our full policy on company membership.)


1. DIRECT DEBIT (see below - not by fax)

2. I enclose a Cheque/PO
(Payable to 'The Vegetarian Society') for


3. Please charge my Mastercard/Visa/Amex/Switch

Card No.

Issue No. (Switch only)

Security No. (3 digits)


Expiry date Valid from date




Please tick if you do not wish to receive information about:
[ ] the Vegetarian Society's range of services
[ ] information from other carefully selected charities
[ ] special offers from vegetarian-friendly companies





Name on Card

Please note that quarterly and monthly payment options are only available with Direct Debit

Adult Membership
Full: [ ] £21annually or [ ] £5.25 quarterly or [ ] £1.75 per month
Student / Low waged/over 60 and retired: [ ] £16 annually or [ ] £4 quarterly or [ ] £1.35 per month

Junior Membership
£10 annually
[ ] Twiggy Club age 10 and under
[ ] Team Veggie age 11-15

Family Membership
(Please advise names and dates of birth of all family members)
[ ] £26 annually -
up to 4 members, £6.50 per additional member, or [ ] £6.50 quarterly or [ ] £2.20 per month

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . Date
of Birth

Life Membership
[ ] £300
[ ] Over 60 and retired only £180

Overseas membership
[ ] Europe add £7 postage, rest of the world add £10 postage

I would like to make a donation to help the Society's valuable campaign work
[ ] £5 [ ] £12 [ ] £25 [ ] £50 [ ] Other

Gift Aid
The Gift Aid scheme means that if you pay tax in the UK, for every £1 you give, we receive up to an extra 25p from the Inland Revenue, at no extra cost to you.

[ ] Yes please, treat all my membership fees and donations made in the last 4 years and until further notice as Gift Aid. I confirm that I pay an amount of income and/or capital gains tax at least equal to the tax that the Vegetarian Society (reg charity number 259358) will reclaim on my donations in the tax year.

[ ] No, I do not pay income tax and/or capital gains tax in the UK



Instruction to your Bank/Building Society to pay by Direct Debit
Paying by Direct Debit is the most convenient way for you to pay for your membership. It cuts down on our administration costs, which means we can spend your money more effectively. You are protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee.
Please do not fax direct debit forms - we need an original signature.

Name & full postal address of your Bank or Building Society
To: The Manager


(Bank/Building Society)






Name(s) of Account Holder(s):


Bank/Building Society Account Number:


Branch Sort Code:


Originator's Id No:


Reference Number (for office use only)


Instructions to your Bank/Building Society

Please pay the Vegetarian Society Direct Debits from the account detailed in this instruction, subject to the safeguards assured by the Direct Debit Guarantee.
I understand that this instruction may remain with the Vegetarian Society and if so, details will be passed electronically to my Bank/Building Society.



Banks and Building Societies may not accept Direct Debit Instructions for some types of account


This guarantee should be detached and retained by the Payer

The Direct Debit Guarantee

  • This guarantee is offered by all banks and Building Societies that accept instructions to pay Direct Debits.
  • If there are any changes to the amount, date or frequency of your Direct Debit, the Vegetarian Society will notify you 10 working days in advance of your account being debited or as otherwise agreed. If you request the Vegetarian Society to collect a payment, confirmation of the amount and date will be given to you at the time of the request.
  • If an error is made in the payment of your Direct Debit, by the Vegetarian Society or your bank or building society you are entitled to a full and immediate refund of the amount paid from your bank or building society.
    - If you receive a refund you are not entitled to, you must pay it back when the Vegetarian Society asks you to.
  • You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your bank or building society. Written confirmation may be required. Please also notify us.

Many thanks for your support