ESPID Membership

You may be required to upload documents in support of your online application. Please read these instructions in full before continuing to the application process.


Anyone interested in PID field can become an ESPID member. Applications must be done online and are subject to acceptance by the ESPID board under the terms of Article 4 of the Association.

New members' applications are normally processed within 1 month.  Membership period runs from January to December per calendar year.

ESPID members are entitled to the following benefits:


Please note that all the applications received after September 30th will be automatically considered as applications for the following year.

Please complete all sections including qualifications (mandatory) and details of Professional Registration (if appropriate). 

Young ESPID Member:Young ESPID is a group of members who are in training and early career, generally under 40 years. If you feel you meet this criteria please tick the 'Young ESPID member' box within the application form. Please note that the current ESPID member who would support your application does not need to be a senior ESPID member, they simply need to be a current member.

You must include the name of a current ESPID member who supports your application. We will check this approval before your application is processed. If you do not know a current ESPID member that could support your application please email for further guidance. If you are applying for a Trainee category, you will be required to upload or provide a completed Trainee Declaration Form (required in first year only). Please have this ready to upload in a suitable format (gif/jpg/doc/pdf/txt).

There are several categories of ESPID membership and their annual fees:

  • Online Membership (Euro 120) - PIDJ online access.
  • Members in Training (Euro 60) - members who are training in PID (valid only for 3 consecutive years. After the 3 years membership will be automatically upgraded to full membership at the relevant cost) - In addition non-clinicains undertaking training in related areas may be permitted this status at the discretion of the Board. PIDJ online access. 
  • Members from Resource Limited Countries (Euro 50) – members who live in one of the listed  resource limited countries - PIDJ online access


  • If you have been a member of ESPID previously (in the last 3 years), but have let your membership lapse, you can rejoin now, without paying for the missing years. However, your membership will only count from the year of rejoining for the purposes of "good standing" points which make you eligible for awards and other benefits.
  • Note that it is not possible to pay for membership for the current year after 30th September. 
  • The membership year runs from January-December annually however renewal for the next year begins on the 1st October. 

Membership is payable by the following methods:

  • Online by credit card
  • Bank transfer - for more details click here
  • Please note that the membership year runs from January-December annually however renewal for the next year begins on the 1st October. New applicants should be aware if they apply and make payment for their membership before the 1st October and pay online, another payment will be taken on or around the 1st October as payment for the following year.

Membership Certificate available upon request to

Continue to the application form