New Membership Application

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Thank you for your interest in joining the Royal Automobile Club.

Please note that the application must be completed by the candidate personally and we do require one application form per person. Before proceeding with your application, you will need the following information readily available:

  • Contact details
  • Photograph – Please use a recent portrait photograph of yourself. We ask that this is a clear photograph of your face and does not include other objects or people (in .jpeg, .jpg or .png file format)

    • Please use the example on the left as a guide
    • All photos need to be at a distance to see your full face and shoulders.
    • Head and shoulders shot only (like a passport photo but don’t be afraid to smile!)
  • Details of previous membership (if applicable)
  • Names and membership numbers (if possible) of any members of your family that may be members of the Club
  • Proposer full name, membership number and email address
  • Seconder full name, membership number and email address


To: The Board 'I wish to be elected by the Board as a Full Member of the Club which is a private club and should I be successful;

  • I confirm that I have read the Rules of the Club and undertake to abide by them.
  • I understand that failure to follow acceptable standards and the Club Rules (including the Dress Code), may lead to a member or any guest being refused admission to, or being asked to leave, the Club.
  • Following my election as a member, I agree to pay my annual subscription and member account promptly and in such manner as may reasonably be required by the Club.
  • As soon as I am elected a Full Member of the Club, I desire to be admitted as a member of the Company and I authorise and request you then to place my name on the Register of Members of the Company. If I am elected, I undertake to contribute to the assets of the Company in the event of the same being woundup during the time that I am a member thereof, or within one year afterwards, for payment of the debts and liabilities of the Company contracted before the time at which I cease to be a member, and the costs, charges, and expenses of winding-up the same, and for the adjustments of the rights of contributories amongst themselves, such amount not exceeding the sum of One Pound. 
  • By initiating the online application process, I agree to the Terms & Conditions below
  • I confirm that I have read and understood the Club's Privacy Notice surrounding the use of my data'
  • I understand that my proposer and seconder may request to view my application form and they have my permission to do so.

Any questions in relation to completing this form or becoming a member should be directed to the Membership Office. E-mail or telephone 01372 229600

Terms and Conditions

Orders for goods and financial transactions of the Club are carried out by and in the name of the Company and/or its subsidiaries. The Company is a company registered in England and Wales under number 03570702 limited by guarantee without a share capital, the members of which are the Full and Life Members of the Club. Every applicant for Full Membership is required to complete this form by which they also apply to become a Full Member. Each member of the Company guarantees to pay not more than One Pound in the event of the Company going into liquidation.

In order to cover any future possible liability on the above guarantee, One Pound out of every member’s first subscription is set aside on deposit to meet the liability of such member, and remains on deposit until the expiration of one year from the date when they cease to be a member. By this means the liability of a member is confined to their subscription.

Copies of the Rules and Bye-laws of the Club are available on the Club’s website and Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company are available for inspection on application to the Secretary’s Office. If you would like to know more about the information the Club holds about you and specific purposes for which such information is held, please contact the Membership Office.