Joining SPBS online

You can join the SPBS online by clicking on the relevant button below. This will allow you to complete the transaction via PayPal. Please note that membership is effective immediately and that your subscription will renew automatically a calendar year after initial payment is made. If you wish to prevent this, you can use the Unsubscribe button at any time within the year.

  • Individual membership: £30/year

  • Student membership: £15/year

Please enter your institutional affiliation as proof of student status:

  • ODA membership: £5/£10 year

You are eligible for a reduced membership fee if you live, work, and permanently reside in a country which is currently in receipt of Office of Development Assistance. You will receive the full benefits of SPBS membership and a PDF copy of the annual bulletin.

Please review the list of ODA eligible countries and select unwaged or standard membership below if you are from a qualifying country.

Standard membership (£10 per year)


Student & unwaged (£5 per year)

  • Institutional membership (to receive BBBS only): £30/year

  • Life membership (age 70 and over only): £150

  • Unsubscribe: end your subscription to the SPBS. Your existing membership will remain valid until the end of the year but all future scheduled payments will be cancelled.