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WHO CAN BECOME A MEMBER OF ICC AFGHANISTAN?

1. All types of businesses carry out all or part of its operation in Afghanistan, involved in international business and investment;
2. Chambers of Commerce, professional business associations and unions, whether local, regional or national, including bilateral and joint chambers of commerce, representing the foreign business in Afghanistan and Afghanistan business abroad;
3. Scholars, academics, professionals and individuals involved in international business;
4. Non-voting honorary membership may be conferred to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Afghanistan business and economic sector. Honorary members shall be exempt from fees.
5. All members of ICC Afghanistan are automatically members of the International Chamber of Commerce, the world business organization.

How can you apply for the ICC Afghanistan Membership:

ICC Afghanistan has the following membership categories:

  1. VIP Membership
  2. Organization Membership
  3. Corporate/ Company Membership
  4. Individual Membership
  5. Honorary Membership

VIP Membership: This category (VIP membership) have special advantages and authorities at ICC Afghanistan who will be co-opted from prominent, impressive and expert people amongst private sector which are registered and licensed to carry out all or part of their operations in Afghanistan. ICC Afghanistan will have up to 14 VIP Members. The Chairman/ President or the official representative of the National Chambers in Afghanistan will have the advantage to become VIP member having the Organization Membership. The Board of Directors of ICC Afghanistan shall have the power to co-opt VIP Members.

Download ICC Afghansitan Broucher 
Downlaod Normal Membership Broucher
Download Normal Membership Application Form

Download VIP Membership Broucher
Download Membership Application Form

Membership Categories and Duration

Generally, there are 5 main categories of ICC Afghanistan membership which are as follows:
NO: Main Membership Category Membership Description
1 VIP Membership This category has special advantages and authorities at ICC Afghanistan who will be co-opted from prominent,impressive and expert people amongs  private sector. This membership category has the advantages to directly become the board member. For more information please refer to VIP Membership Brochure.
2 Honorary Membership Non-voting honorary membership may be conferred to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Afghanistan business and economic sector. Honorary members are exempt from fees. For More information please refer to the Honorary Membership Policy.
3 Organization Membership Business Membership Organizations (BMO) which have their own members.
4 Corporate/ Company Membership Group of companies, Corporations, Banks, and Big companies and SME’s.
5 Individual Membership Scholars, academics & professionals, university students, researchers and press.

Organization, Corporate And Individual Membership

The Organization, Corporate and Individual Membership detail is described in the table and the membership will be renewed every year:
SN: Sub-Category of Membership Membership Fee/ year
1 National, Bilateral or Joint Chambers, Unions, Associations, Federations, and other National and International BMO and NGO 1500 USD
2 Local (Provincial and District) Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Services 1000 USD
3 Sectoral Local or Provincial Unions Associations and other BMO and NGO 500 USD
SN Main Membership Category No Sub-category of Membership Membership Fee/ year
1 Organization Membership
2 Corporate/ Company Membership
3 Individual Membership
1 National, Bilateral or Joint Chambers, Unions, Associations, Federations, and other National and International BMO and NGO 1500 USD
2 Local (Provincial and District) Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Services 1000 USD
3 Sectoral Local or Provincial Unions Associations and other BMO and NGO 500 USD
4 Corporate/Group, Banks/Financial Institution 1500 USD
5 Normal Business Membership 300 USD
6 Women Business Membership 200 USD
7 Scholars, Academics & Professionals, University Students, Researchers & Press 200 USD

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Organization Membership Corporate/ Company Membership Individual Membership
No Specific benefits and services Chamber Others Corporate Other sub-categories
1 You are automatically member of ICC HQ and will be part of the most renowned and prestigious business organization in the world.
2 You are entitled to indicate on your organization/ company letterhead, business card, and other promotional materials having the membership of International Chamber of Commerce – ICC.
3 You have unique opportunities for shared expertise through ICC working groups. Your authorized representative can be a member of ICC Afghanistan Policy Commissions and can nominate representatives to the ICC Policy Commissions managed by ICC Headquarters in Paris.
4 You will obtain advance information on policy and practical issues affecting the context in which international business operates.
5 You will receive news of developments in policy, international laws and regulations at an early stage, giving you advance notice to make the right decisions for your business.
6 You will be involved in writing rules that business uses every day to reduce costs and uncertainties in areas from arbitration to banking and commercial contracts.
7 You are entitled to free registration of your organization/ company authorized representative to most ICC Afghanistan seminars and conferences inside the country.
8 You will receive an official introduction letter to other ICC offices abroad, upon request
9 You can meet with international officials at the heart of intergovernmental groups such as the G20 and the United Nations at the specific events.
10 You will gain influence at the international level and you can promote the organization/ company reputations in a global forum especially through the ICC National Committees Network.
11 Your business stay connected to a network of the world’s most influential and dynamic companies – of all sizes and in all sectors – forging high-level business relationships at exclusive events.
 
12 Many international companies are keen to strengthen the business ties and partnerships with Afghanistan entrepreneurs. You can connect with them through ICC network.
 
13 Your organization’s members/ company and corporation will benefit from the services of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the world’s leading institution of its kind.
 
14 Your organization/ company can regularly build skills through ICC publications, trainings and conferences around the world at discounted prices.
 
15 We will help your organization members/ company to solve their problems related to international trade, through ICC offices abroad.
 
16 We will facilitate visas for your business partners from other countries and facilitate your organization/ company leadership visas of foreign countries based on a specific procedure.
 
17 We will assist you to obtain work permits for your foreign employees and will assist your business partner for their business registration process in Afghanistan.
 
18 You and your corporate and group members will attend the special meeting and networking of ICC Afghanistan will be arranged with government officials, diplomatic missions and international orgs. 3 1 4 1  
19 You can nominate one representative for the ICC Afghanistan general assembly and has one vote.
 
20 You can nominate one representative for ICCWCF General Council Election and has one vote.
 
21 All services will be provided to your corporate or group of companies’ leadership, if you are the owner or shareholder of the corporation or group of companies.
 
22 Other services are available according to your needs and requests, based on ICC Afghanistan resources, policy rules and regulations.

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