Membership registration - Payment of the membership fee
· New membership
Please follow the instructions during registration and consecutively continue to the payment page and complete the payment of the fee applicable. Payment occurs in the online SSL secured internet cashier site. Without completion of the payment procedure your registration for the membership is not valid and is not accepted.
· Credit Card payment
See Fee Payment Procedure below in the text.
After completion of the online registration form, you will immediately be leaded to the payment page. We prefer payment with a credit card. One credit card may be used for different payments after login to the different membership records of concern.
· Money Cheques not acceptable
We do not accept money cheques for payment of the fee invoice!
· Bank transfer not preferred
We do not prefer fee payment with an international bank transfer!
In case you need to pay the fee with a bank transfer, please also > follow the online payment procedure > follow the online instructions > use the Payment Reference Code. See the bank transfer instructions at the bottom of this message.
· Online Registration and Fee Payment
After completion of the online registration form, you will be leaded to the payment page, located on a secured payment website to pay the fee. Please follow the full online payment procedure to the end, also in case of payment with a bank transfer. In case of a bank transfer you need to insert the Payment Reference Code which is shown to you on a printable page when you follow the procedure for bank fee transfer.
You obtain the society's membership only by completing the registration form online and online payment of the fee. The membership will be activated directly after online payment of the fee applicable.
After payment you will be subscribed at Wiley-Blackwell to our journal Weed Research automatically.
The Membership is only available for private individuals.
This implies that the Ordinary and Student member is responsible for payment of his own fee.
Payment of your own fee is to be executed after login to your own registration record only. Of course you may hand-over your login information and Payment Reference Code (see at bottom) to another person in order to pay your fee online.
· Membership – Weed Research subscription
The Society's membership includes the privilege to receive a personal copy of the Society's journal WEED RESEARCH free of charge or at a reduced price, as decided by the Board annually.
It is not allowed to hand-over the personal copies of Weed Research to a library or other institution. The copy is for personal use only.
· Fee Payment Procedure
In order to pay the fee at later moment you need to follow the next steps:
1. login to your individual administration record with Username and Password
2. select the tab "My Account"
3. choose the option "Invoices"
4. select in the "Order History" your open Invoice
5. click the text "Pay" behind the Invoice
6. select the appropriate payment mode
7. follow the instructions on the secured payment site.
· Fee categories
Ordinary Members: € 60,00
Student Members: € 30,00
Senior Members: € 30,00
· Membership term – one calendar year
The membership runs for one calendar year from 1 January through 31 December. The membership is renewed annually per 1 January of the next year. The fee needs to be paid in December of the preceding calendar year.
· Membership renewal
Yearly in January each member will receive the Invoice in order to renew the membership subscription for the calendar year. The Invoice shall be paid online.
· Membership cancellation before 15th of October
In case you need to cancel your membership please do so before the 15th of October of the current subscription year. The membership will be skipped per the 1st of January of the next calendar year.
· Membership categories
- Student-members (BSc, MSc, PhD) (up to 28 years of age) need to send a copy of their Student_Id card without delay to the membership officer email@example.com.
Senior Membership is available for persons retired in an area relevant to Weed Research.
This membership does not include the subscription to our journal Weed Research.
Apply for this membership to the Membership Officer by sending the request by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Change of membership type
In October of the year preceding the membership year one may request the Board to alter the membership type. In case the Board accepts your proposal the actual membership will be removed and replaced by the senior membership. The altered membership will be valid on the first day of the next month January.
Send your proposal to alter your membership type in December by e-mail to membership officer email@example.com. You will be informed by the membership officer whether your proposal has been accepted or not.
· Bank transfer – Payment Reference Code
In order to identify your fee payment electronically after receipt on the EWRS account you need to copy the "Payment Reference Code” into your first field of Remittance Information of your bank transfer order sheet.
This code will be shown during your online bank payment procedure. You therefore need to proceed through the EWRS online payment procedure.
This is necessary because of two reasons:
a. the selected bank payment option needs to be registered in the online database for fee payment administration, related to the actual Invoice of concern.
b. you need to inform your bank account manager to copy the Payment Reference Code in the first description field of your bank transfer order sheet (without further text in that first description field).
· Online bank transfer order procedure
1 During the online payment procedure you need to select the option “I would like to pay with a bank transfer”.
2 Upon the selection of that procedure the bank account information is shown as well as the “Payment reference” code.
3 Use the shown option to print the bank account information and the “Payment reference” code. This code is the only information the Treasurer needs/wants to identify your payment electronically.
4 Insert only the “Payment reference” code in the “"First Description field” of your transfer order sheet.
5 The EWRS Fee bank account information is given in your online Invoice PDF.
6 In case you need to pay with an international bank transfer it must be done through an “Our Cost” or “Share” order. Be aware that the EWRS prefers payment with a credit card. The online credit card payment takes the least administrative time use and is most cost effective for the Society.
7 After payment with a bank transfer, send an e-mail to the membership officer firstname.lastname@example.org with attachment of a copy of the relevant "Statement of Account", to enable identification of your transaction after receipt at the EWRS-BureauPost fee account.
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