Application for membership is open to all, using the form below. Applicants with Firearm or Shotgun certificates should provide their certificate numbers, date of expiry and the issuing police authority. Applicants holding SCC, RCO or RSO certificates should also provide certificate numbers and dates of expiry. Fields not applicable should be completed with “n/a”.

Two referees are required to support the Application. The referees must be full members of the VAA of at least two years standing, and should provide their membership numbers. If suitable referees are not yet available then state “none” in these fields.

By submitting this form, the Applicant accepts the VAA Terms of Membership, agrees to abide by the VAA Constitution and GDPR policy, and declares that they are not prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition by virtue of the Firearms Act 1968. The VAA will make such enquiries as deemed necessary to establish Applicant bona fides, and will contact the Applicant in due course.

The fees shown include a discount for new applicants. The full annual renewal subscription rates, which fall due at the beginning of the Association year on the first of April, may be found under Renewals. Contact the Membership Secretary for confirmation of the appropriate fee before making payment, or for any other enquiries concerning the Application process.

The Application form is also available as a pdf. This may be printed, completed and submitted to an Association committee member in hard copy format or emailed to the Membership Secretary. Emailed forms should be accompanied by a recent, passport-style, colour photograph of the applicant. 

For all general enquiries, please contact the Association here.