Band 1 Membership
This type of membership runs 12 months from the day you join.
Band 1 Membership Fees
|Band ||Turnover ||Subscription Rate |
| Band 1(a) ||Up to £250,000 ||£250 |
| Band 1(b) || £250,001 - £500,000 ||£495 |
| Band 1(c) ||£500,001 - £1,000,000 ||£995 |
|Band 1(d) ||£1,000,001 - £2.5m ||£1,995 |
When applying for Band 1 membership, either online or by the paper application form, we request you provide the following within thirty days:
- a sample publication;
- a current catalogue or intended publishing programme in the UK.
Before applying, please read our membership criteria
Band 2 - 5a Membership
This type of membership is approved PA Council, which meets six times a year. When considering membership applications the Council is required to satisfy itself that the membership criteria
have been met. A membership year runs from the 1st January and except for Band 2 and 3 a subscription is calculated on a scale based on the band in which the applicant's turnover falls, calculated as a minimum payable on turnover up to the bottom of the band plus an increment payable per £1,000 of turnover (or part thereof) over the bottom of the band. Bands 2 and 3 are a fixed fee. Definition of turnover can be found here.
Subscription fees for Band 2 - 5a
| Band || Turnover ||Subscription ||Rate per £1,000 turnover over the bottom of band |
|Band 2 || Over £2.5m ||£3,085 ||Not applicable |
|Band 3 || Over £4.5m ||£5,145 ||Not applicable |
|Band 4 ||Over £9m ||£14,740 ||Plus £0.945 per £1,000 over £9m and pro rata |
|Band 5 ||Over £18m || £23,257 ||Plus £0.675 per £1,000 over £18m and pro rata |
|Band 5a ||Over £34m ||£34,072 ||Plus £0.460 per £1,000 over £34m and pro rata |
- All subscriptions are subject to VAT
- 50% discount on learned journal turnover (For definition refer to our Subscription Rules and Definition of Turnover)
- Publishers joining during the second half of the year pay pro rata on the full subscription fee
Join now by completing and returning your application form with the following:
- a sample publication;
- a current catalogue or intended publishing programme in the UK;
- the subscription cheque (including VAT).
All applications need to be sent to the Membership Manager, The Publishers Association, First Floor, 50 Southwark Street, London SE1 1UN.
Become a member today and start taking advantage of all our member benefits.