The Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom & Ireland Limited

Full Membership

We have three corporate categories of membership – Retail Gold, Retail Silver and Non Retail.  The UK and Irish subscription scale is laid out below*. To calculate your subscription simply multiply your book turnover by the multiplier in the relevant band. If you have any further queries please contact Pippa Halpin on 020 7421 4695.

UK subscription scale:


Irish subscription scale:



Payment of the first subscription fee will be requested when the application has been approved. The annual subscription (charged pro-rata for those joining between January to December) is based on the most recent turnover figures available. Your turnover will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not be passed on.

Associate Membership
If you are an overseas bookseller or associated with the book trade, you are eligible for Associate Membership. For the full list of membership benefits, please click here, and for an application form, please click here. Alternatively please contact Pippa Halpin for a full Associate application pack.

Associate Subscription Rates
Annual UK Associate Subscription rate £110 +VAT
Annual Overseas Subscription rate £135 +VAT

*Please note that the membership subscription is charged pro-rata for those joining between January to December.