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20 January 2014

Applying is easy

Before you start, please read the Who Can Apply  page carefully before completing your application.

Then, complete the right Membership Profile Form. Return it with a signed copy of our Code of Practice and other required accompanying documentation. Send all documents to the WFTO office of your region.

Please note: We only accept electronic applications. Scanned copies of the completed documents are also valid for submission. 

  AFRICA & THE               Cooperation for Fair Trade in Africa (COFTA) 
  MIDDLE EAST               info[at]

  ASIA                                 World Fair Trade Organization-Asia (WFTO Asia) 

  LATIN                               World Fair Trade Organization-Latin America (WFTO LA) 
  AMERICA                        secretaria[at]

  EUROPE                         World Fair Trade Organization-Europe (WFTO Europe) 

  PACIFIC                          World Fair Trade Organization - Pacific (WFTO Pacific) 
                                            (North America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand)

The processing of membership application will commence after all forms and supporting documents are submitted to the regional office. Kindly see below the forms you need to download and fill up. Please send all forms and documents in digital format. 

Membership Fee

Read the membership fee structure here .  


You can fill out your application form in English, Spanish or French. Please note, applications sent in languages other than English or Spanish may take longer to process. Please indicate clearly the language you require in your correspondence and state what type of membership you are applying for (Fair Trade Organization, Fair Trade Support Organization or Fair Trade Network).

Contacting the Membership Officer

The easiest way to get in touch is via email.

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