Membership of IDEA is open to anyone who is committed to providing, promoting or advancing development education throughout the island of Ireland and who shares IDEA's vision and mission.
The procedure for membership is that an application form is completed and submitted to the National Council who have the final approval on all membership applications. This can be made at any time of the year. Membership is for one year from the time that the application is approved. The National Council meet every 2 months and decide the appropriate category of membership. Applicants will be informed as soon as possible after the National Council meeting. If successful, members will then be invoiced for payment of the fee.