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If you are earning your living as a freelance worker in the arts and audio-visual industries in the UK, you can now join BECTU on-line.

The first year's membership for new members is £120 before any promotional discount.

If you are rejoining, then please download the application form, which has cheque, direct debit, or credit/Maestro card payment facilities, and either post it or fax it to BECTU's headquarters.

Please note that if you still wish to continue to rejoin using this page then the fixed amount will be allocated pro-rata at the rate you indicate for gross annual earnings.

For more information on the services and benefits you can enjoy as a BECTU member, click here.

Earnings: *

Employment Sector: *

(please select your main area of employment)

Grade or job title: *

Freelance members are eligible to access public liability insurance cover (PLI) arranged by BECTU; the group policy runs from 1 May - 30 April each year and you can opt for cover by making an additional annual payment. (Just £21 for the year from 1 May 2012). If you are freelance but DO NOT wish to receive information about PLI through BECTU, please check this box: 
If you leave the box unchecked our membership team will contact you to arrange for payment of the PLI fee.

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Details about the costs of subsequent years' membership are contained in the rule book that will be sent to you with a membership card.

If you want to join BECTU but are not earning your living as a freelance worker, please download an application form (click here) and send it to BECTU's head office. We are still working on the software to allow all members to join on-line.

Credit card processing
Credit card processing is managed by Barclaycard. After completing BECTU's application form, you will be redirected to Barclaycard's ePDQ website where you must enter your credit or debit card details and the name that appears on your card. Most cards, apart from Amex, are accepted. Please do not add other information or change anything while you are on the ePDQ site, and note that delivery and cardholder details are identical.

Last updated 2 January 2013

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