The Carnivorous Plant Society

The Carnivorous Plant Society is a registered Charity, founded in 1978 with the aim of bringing together all those interested in carnivorous plants, both beginners and experts. Membership is open to all individuals and institutions, both amateur and professional.

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Please select whether to complete your application online or by post. There is also an option to choose a PayPal subscription to automate your membership payment when it becomes due. To renew or join as a new member you still need to complete a membership application form - either online or by filling in the downloadable form and sending it by post.  Please note that you will need the Adobe reader to open downloadable PDFs. If you don't have the Adobe reader installed you can download it here

Alternatively. complete the online membership form below. For all membership queries please use our online contact form

Membership costs £20 per year for UK members and £25 for all overseas members. Seed bank lists can be downloaded for free from the website.

Family Membership is also available the cost of the membership is £25 per year our only criteria is that family member is still resident at the application address.

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Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer the society can claim 25% of your subscription from the Inland Revenue. Please tick the box below to confirm that the Society can obtain this funding.

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1. I want to Gift Aid my membership payments as a donation together with any other payments I have made in past and will make in the future

2. I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less income tax and/or capital gains tax than the amount of gift aid claimed on all my donations in any relevant tax year it is my responsibility to pay any difference.

3. Please notify the Carnivorous Plant Society if you want to cancel this declaration, change your name or home address or no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains tax.

4. If you pay income tax at the higher rate and want to receive additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your gift aid donations on your Self Assessment tax return or ask HMRC to adjust your tax code.


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Pay online securely using your credit or debit card. The most convenient way to pay for a single year’s membership. Includes a small fee to cover our PayPal costs.

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Set up a regular payment each year and never miss a renewal date again! Your membership/renewal details will be sent direct though – there is no need to send anything else This is a replacement to the previous Direct Debits that we no longer offer.