How do I pay my NUJ Brussels membership?

As an NUJ member you are part of a community of around 35,000 people with your interests at heart. The NUJ as a whole provides solidarity, support and professional information as part of the annual subscription fee. It also depends on your active participation to ensure that you have the services you need. Only if you are up to date with your subscriptions are you entitled to NUJ benefits and services (including Grapevine), and to vote in NUJ elections.

The subscription for this year is euro 216.47 (2013).

Methods of payment: There are several methods of payment, as follows:

  • Direct debit – you can pay by direct debit from a UK bank account to the NUJ bank account in the UK (this is the preferred option).
  • Debit/credit card – you can make payments of 3 months subscriptions or more over the phone with a VISA debit or credit card.
  • Bank transfer – you can pay by direct transfer from a Euro-area bank account to the NUJ Brussels bank account (in Belgium).

Direct debit
If paying by direct debit, you can get the relevant forms by logging on to the main NUJ site and going to the ‘Join the NUJ’ section. Print the form, fill it in and post or fax to the Membership department at the NUJ headquarters Headland House.

Debit/credit card
Payments of 3 months / 6 months / 12 months subscriptions can be made over the phone with a VISA debit or credit card. If it is a euro-currency card however, you may be charged by the card issuer for exchange rate costs.

Bank transfer
If you are paying direct to NUJ Brussels account (in euros):

Amount: euro 216.47 (2013)
Bank: Fortis Bank sa, Rue Montagne du Parc 3, B-1000 Brussels
Account: 210-0319517-51 (account – National Union of Journalists)
IBAN no.: BE75 2100 3195 1751
Payee: National Union of Journalists, 308-312 Gray’s Inn Rd, London
Message: Your name, membership number, and ‘NUJ BXL membership 20??’

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