BDA Membership

Campaign today... Equality tomorrow

Why join?

  • Free membership
  • Vote or nominate for Chair and Trustee elections (16+ over)
  • National Conference and AGM hosted at a different location every year
  • BDA Campaign updates
  • Receive e-newsletters and information such as Annual Reports, Accounts and event information
  • Join our campaign events

Please note: We only accept new members who are living or reside in the United Kingdom. Membership is available to anyone aged 16 years of age or older and you cannot have more than one member account at any time.

Members were informed in January 2021 that the British Deaf Association (BDA) would be switching to electronic communications. Members were offered the opportunity to supply an email address in order to continue receiving communications.

It is the member’s responsibility to supply the BDA with an up-to-date, working, email address. They can do this by sending an email to

Membership of the BDA may be made at any time. However, when an AGM, other General Meeting or Election for the Board of Trustees is announced, any new applications are frozen until after the event has taken place