There are two types of memberships - Full Members and Honorary Members.
Active Members are those persons of Jamaican origin living in Canada, (Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents or Canadian Born), whose applications for Active Membership in the Association has been approved and accepted by the Board of Directors. Only the Board of Directors may approve and accept all applications for Active Memberships in the Association.
Applications for Active Membership shall be made in writing, membership forms are available at the Association.
Honorary or Affiliate Members are those persons who are citizens but are temporary residents or visitors in Canada as well as any other persons approved by the Board of Directors.
- Young Adult Ages 18-25 years old - $10.00
- Adults Ages 26 - 60 years old - $25.00
- Senior Citizens Ages 60 and over - $10.00
- Family -$40.00 (2 Adults and 2 Children)
At the meeting of the Board of Directors held on Monday, November 13th, 2017 a motion was passed to adjust the membership year to that of the fiscal year. As such, membership now runs from October 1st to September 30th, and only those members whose dues have been paid prior to the end of the fiscal year will be eligible to vote at the corresponding Annual General Meeting and is to be applied retroactively for the 2016-2017 fiscal year and going forward.
If you would like to become a member of the Association please send your requests to jamassociationmembership@