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Membership Fees

1st January 2016 - 31st March 2018


Membership Fees - 1st January 2016 - 31st March 2018

Annual Subscription £150

New Applicants 
Are required to pay a joining fee with their first years annual subscription.

Annual Subscription Fee £150.00 + Joining Fee £35.50 = £185.50

Discounted Annual Subscriptions

MRS Qualification Candidates
Candidates enrolled on an MRS Qualification study programme, who can provide supporting evidence with their application confirming their enrolment.

£75.00 for the first year only (no joining fee) 

Full Time Students

Students in full time education (with a period of 6 months or more remaining on their full time programme of study), who can provide supporting evidence with their application confirming their enrolment.

£30.00 (no joining fee)

Members of MRS who are:
  • Aged 65 years or over
  • an existing fully paid up member for at least 3 consecutive years
  • not in receipt of an income from research, insight, analytics, marketing science or related activites
  • not otherwise engaged or have an interest in any other business primarily concerned with research or research related activities.


MRS does offer discounted rates for Unemployment, Long Term Sickness and Maternity. Please contact the Membership Team on 020 7566 1820 for eligibility criteria.

Making payment

MRS is unable to issue an invoice for Membership Fees.

  • You can apply  and make payment by Visa, Mastercard or Debit Card. (we do not accept payment by American Express for on-line applications).
  • You can apply by downloading the application form and payment can be made by cheque or banker's draft, and must be made payable to 'The Market Research Society' (not 'MRS') or by Visa, Mastercard, Amex or Debit card*.

*For security reasons please do not email your card details to us. If you are paying by card please post the form, or fax it - or phone us to make payment.

Direct Debit

You can also pay by direct debit, to find out more talk to the Membership Team on +44 (0)20 7566 1820 or  New applicants are required to pay the Joining Fee as a one off up-front payment, it is not possible to pay the Joining Fee by Direct Debit.

A receipt will be issued by email, to the Member's primary email address, once payment has been processed. 

Terms and Conditions

To read the full MRS membership terms and conditions click here.

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