Individual Direct Members

Individual Direct Membership is open to individual persons who are members of a recognized health profession, who support the Mission of WONCA and who desire affiliation. Any health professional who has an interest in family medicine/general practice, who supports the vision, mission and goals WONCA, and who wishes to belong to a worldwide network of family medicine/general practice educators, professionals, caregivers and advocates. In addition to regular news and communications from WONCA, Direct Members are entitled to a discount on WONCA conference registration fees.

Direct Membership Application Form

As an Individual Direct Member, you’ll receive benefits including:


• An attractive certificate of membership suitable for framing (a small fee will be charged)
• Substantial discounts in registration fees for WONCA conferences
• The weekly WONCA e-update and monthly WONCA News delivered to your email address.
• Discounts on WONCA publications and WONCA corporate gifts.


Direct Membership Fees

WONCA Direct Members pay annual subscription fees based on a number of criteria including their country of residence, gross income and individual circumstances. (all fees in USD)

Fees are discounted for Young Doctors and Members from developing countries (view country list) who pay for three years', five years', or life Direct Membership.

2019 Fees

Membership Category 

 1 year  3 years 5 years  Life  
 Regular Fee

 Young Doctor

 Developing Country

 Young Doctor and Developing Country


Life Direct Membership

The WONCA Life Direct Member category provides the opportunity for individuals to make a special gift to WONCA in return for waiver of annual direct membership renewal requirements. Life Direct Member status is open to any health professional who has an interest in supporting the vision, mission and goals of WONCA.  

WONCA Life Direct Member PinAs a Life member, You'll receive exclusive privileges and benefits, including:  

  • A Life Direct Membership certificate*   
  • Life Direct Member lapel pin*
  • The weekly WONCA e-update and monthly WONCA News delivered by email.
*Shipping fees may apply

The contribution level required for Life Direct Member status is discounted for those from developing countries.

Life Direct Member Application