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 complete a Direct Debit form 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. You will also need to complete the Direct Debit form. Please be careful filling in this form as the banks will not allow any corrections. You can also set up a Direct Debit payment if you are an existing paid up member. In this case just download the form, fill in the relevant parts and send to the treasurer. Please note that you will need the Adobe reader to open the download. If you don't have the Adobe reader installed you can download it here

Alternatively complete the online membership form below. There is a £1.00 surcharge for online applications to cover the PayPal costs. 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 but UK members can opt to receive them by post for an additional £5.

Family Membership is also available the cost of the membership is £30 per year our only criteria is that family member are still resident at the application address.

Online Application

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Would you like to receive 4 seed bank lists by post for £5 and non-UK £8?


If you wish to make a donation in addition to your subscription please enter the amount in the box below

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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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Pay by Paypal

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.

Pay by DD

Set up a regular payment each year from your bank account and never miss a renewal data again! If you choose this method please print the form that is displayed and fill out your bank details. Please keep within the box and do not add any other information. Don’t forget to sign and date the form! Send the form by post to the treasurer at the address shown on the form. Unfortunately we cannot set up Direct Debit payments online. Your membership/renewal details will be sent direct though – there is no need to send anything else with the form. You can pay now with PayPal and go over to a Direct Debit payment later if you prefer. Just download the Direct Debit form from the main membership page, fill it in and send it to the Treasurer.