Merchants, manufacturers, bankers, members of professions, shipowners, shipbuilders, corporations, unincorporated associations and societies interested in the trade and economic well being of Hong Kong are eligible for membership of the Chamber. Membership is open to people of all races and nationalities subject to the admission rules laid down in the Articles of Association.
The Chamber offers the following categories of membership:
Only Indian individuals, sole proprietary concerns, partnerships, limited liability companies and associations, whether incorporated or not, and societies are eligible to be elected as ordinary members of the Chamber. Only Ordinary Members shall have the right to vote.
The current annual subscription for Ordinary Membership is HK$2500.
Non-Indian individuals and businesses are eligible for this category of membership.An Associate Member enjoys all the privileges of an Ordinary Member except the right to vote and be elected to the General Committee.
The current annual subscription for Associate Membership is HK$2500.
Only non-Indian individuals, sole proprietary concerns, partnerships, limited liability companies are eligible to be elected as affiliate members of the Chamber. Affiliate members are entitled only to avail themselves of the Origin Certificate Service of the Chamber on payment of concessional fees at rates applicable to Ordinary and Associate members. Affiliate members are not entitled to any other privileges.
The current annual subscription for Individual Membership is HK$500.
Individual membership shall be open to persons of Indian origin who are members of professions and who are not engaged in any trading activity. Individual members shall not have the right to vote, and if they availe themselves of the Origin Certification service of the Chamber, they shall be charged fees at rates applicable to non-members.
The current annual subscription for Individual Membership is HK$1000.
An applicant who is elected as a Member any time after the 30th June in any year shall, in respect of the year of his acceptance, pay half the amount of the Annual Subscription.
Members can pay annual subscription for 3 years in advance, in which case they are entitled to a 10 per cent discount.Also any changes in the subscription rates during the 3 years will not be applicable to those who have paid in advance.