Membership Application Form

Membership Application Form


Membership of CITA involves:

  • Introductory letter and supporting documents allowing CITA to identify the activities of the applicant organization. (web site, annual report, company brochure, etc…)
  • CITA Membership application form,  indicating the CITA membership category relevant for the applicant organization.

The CITA Bureau Permanent will then decide if they can grant a provisional membership and membership category.

After having accepted the Articles of Incorporation and payment of the CITA membership fee the organization will officially be granted a provisional membership until the next CITA General Assembly.
The CITA Bureau Permanent will then propose the new membership to the General Assembly which will officially put it to the vote.

The membership year runs from begin March until end January:

Full MembershipPublic sector organisations or officially authorised private sector organisations

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Provisional MemberPublic sector and private sector organisations

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Corporate MembersOrganisations or companies whose business objective is to promote products or services

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Association MembersAssociations whose primary business objective is to represent the interests of their members.

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Non-Association MemberOrganisations, private individuals or legal entities whose primary business objective is not to promote products or services on a commercial basis.

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Vehicle Industry MemberOrganisations and companies whose business is to manufacture vehicles and/or vehicle components

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Definitions of Membership Classes

Full Members

Public sector organisations or officially authorised private sector organisations, actively practicing compulsory inspection of in-service motor vehicles and their trailers or associations of such organisations; or organisations with responsibility for authorising and/or supervising authorised private sector organisations.

Provisional Members

Public sector and private sector organisations that have been authorised or designated or have been selected for authorisation or designation to undertake compulsory inspections of in-service motor vehicles and their trailers, but that are not yet actively practising compulsory vehicle inspection.

At its discretion, the Bureau Permanent can authorise organisations from low-income developing countries, that would otherwise be required to become Full Members under the above definition, to be granted Provisional Membership until such time as the Bureau Permanent considers the cost of Full Membership to be proportionate to the organisation’s financial circumstances.

Provisional membership is not intended to be a permanent form of membership and is subject to review by the Bureau Permanent annually.

Corporate Members

Organisations or companies whose business objective is to promote products or services associated with compulsory inspection of in-service vehicles on a commercial basis who have an interest in contributing to the achievement of the objectives of CITA.

Vehicle Industry Members

Organisations and companies whose business is to manufacture vehicles and/or vehicle components who are interested in contributing to the achievement of the objectives of CITA and who do not promote products or services associated with compulsory inspection of in-service vehicles on a commercial basis.

Affiliated Association Members

Associations with an interest in contributing to the achievement of the objectives of CITA and whose primary business objective is to represent the interests of their members and not to promote products or services on a commercial basis.

Affiliated Non-Association Members

Organisations, private individuals or legal entities with an interest in contributing to the achievement of the objectives of CITA and whose primary business objective is not to promote products or services on a commercial basis.