How to join the CFA 

The CFA welcomes everyone who is interested and concerned for the well-being of forests and those who depend on them. To join us today simply select your membership category from the table below and choose your method of payment

We will then send you an email with your membership number and details of how to access our publications online.

Please note the annual membership runs from 1 January until 31 December.

Category Country status Cost (£)  
Individual Professional Standard* Developed 95 Pay online
Developing 40 Pay online
Plus** Developed 110 Pay online
Developing 60 Pay online
Student Standard* 40 Pay online
Plus** 60 Pay online
Organisation Institution*** Standard* Developed 405 Pay online
Developing 220 Pay online
Plus** Developed 605 Pay online
Developing 365 Pay online
National Forestry Associations & NGOs**** Developed 280 Pay online
Developing 135 Pay online

Please note that membership is for a calendar year.

* Standard Membership includes the CFA Newsletter (both hard copy and online) and online only access to the International Forestry Review 
** Plus Membership provides the CFA Newsletter (both hard copy and online) and receipt of the online access and hard copy receipt of the International Forestry Review
*** 15% agency discount
**** Click here for more details

Please note that there is also a free membership category – Basic Membership – for those of you who only want to receive the CFA Newsletter in an electronic format, to read on your phone, tablet or PC.  Please note that if you register for this category you will not receive the International Forestry Review (either hard copy or online) or the hard copy of the CFA Newsletter.  If you would like to join at the Basic Membership level please send an email to

By joining the CFA members agree that the CFA may communicate with them for purposes related to the subject matter of the Association and may store the personal data which has been provided in the application in a secure database.  No personal data will be passed on to a third party.

If you would like to make a donation please visit our How to Donate page.