How to join

Membership is a two stage process that starts with an initial application made through the form below.  Applications are processed and then discussed by the Court's Membership Committee, after which applicants may be invited for an informal discussion.  If both sides then wish to continue the process,  the application is formally discussed by the Court. With Court approval, the applicant with then be invited to join the Company , pay the Quarterage (annual subscription) and asked to swear an oath of loyalty to the Company, The City of London and Her Majesty the Queen.

The cost 

The annual Quarterage to become a Freeman of the Company is currently £240. There is no joining fee but newly admitted Freemen are expected to make an annual donation of not less than £100 to the Company's Charitable Trust. The annual rate for a Future Freeman is £40 and there is no requirement to make the same charity donation.