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Subscription fees

Membership category UK International (Including EU, excluding South Africa*)
  Subscription fee 2024/25 Subscription fee 2024/25
Student member £30 £27
Full Teaching member £135 £122
Affiliate member £107 £97
Contemporary Affiliate member £107 £97
Provisional member £88 £79
Hard copy Dance magazine subscription (Life members and overseas members only) £29 £31

*For South Africa contact
** For reduced rate due to maternity/parental/adoption leave, please contact membership




Paying your annual subscription

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By Direct Debit

It's easy to renew by Direct Debit, and you can set this up online in My ISTD.

By BACS payment

If paying by BACS transfer please pay into the following account details by including your:

  • Name 
  • Your membership number
  • Membership type in the reference. 

Please note that if you fail to include all these details we may not be able to track your payment and your fee may be showing as outstanding on our records.

Bank name: National Westminster Bank
Branch: Moorgate Branch
Address: PO Box 712, 94 Moorgate, London EC2M 6UR, UK
Sort Code: 60-08-23
Account number: 80699928
Account name: ISTD
IBAN: GB 89 NWBK 600 823 806 999 28

After you have completed your BACS payment, please forward a copy of the receipt to and we will confirm receipt of payment with our finance team.


Membership benefits

Membership to the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing unlocks access to our world-renowned syllabus, best practice training, and everyday practical tools and resources. From online events and courses, to discounts, resources and guidance, you're entitled to a range of benefits as a member of the Society. 

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Your membership journey

As you grow as a dancer and teacher, the benefits ISTD membership can offer expand alongside you. Discover the various types of membership and find the one that reflects where you are on your journey of teaching dance. 

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Lapsed members

Members who have not renewed within three months of the renewal date will have to pay a reinstatement fee, which is half the normal membership subscription fee.

To reactivate your membership, contact our membership team at


Contact the ISTD Membership team | +44 (0)20 7377 1577