Application for Membership

Applying for Ordinary Membership

To apply for Ordinary Membership, the applicant shall meet the following criteria:

  1. It is a limited company incorporated or registered in Hong Kong.
  2. Its only business is travel-related and tourism (click here for details).
  3. It is a member of one of the eight Association Members.
  4. It has a minimum paid-up capital of HK$500,000, plus an additional HK$250,000 for each branch office.
  5. It conducts its travel-related and tourism business within separate and independent commercial premises / buildings (click here for details).
  6. It employs at each premises at least a manager who has a minimum of two consecutive years' relevant practical experience within the recent five years and another full-time staff member.

Fees

  1. Entrance fee: HK$3,000
  2. Annual subscription: HK$1,000 and HK$600 per branch
  3. Contribution to the Bonding Fund (operated by TICBF Limited): HK$2,000 (refundable when no longer a TIC member)
Applying for Affiliate Membership

To apply for Affiliate Membership, the applicant shall meet the following criteria:

  1. He may be a sole proprietorship or partnership.
  2. He is a member of one of the eight Association Members.
  3. He shall provide a bank guarantee of HK$150,000 in favour of the TIC;
  4. He conducts his travel-related and tourism business within separate and independent commercial premises / buildings (click here for details).
  5. It employs at each premises at least a manager who has a minimum of two consecutive years' relevant practical experience within the recent five years and another full-time staff member.

Fees

  1. Entrance fee: HK$1,800
  2. Annual subscription: HK$600
  3. Contribution to the Bonding Fund (operated by TICBF Limited): HK$2,000 (refundable when no longer a TIC member)

Download Application Form for Membership and Information on Membership Application