Membership of the Indian Red Cross Society opens up a path for an individual to serve the society selflessly in consonance with the spirit of the Red Cross Movement. On becoming member in any grade of membership, an individual helps the Red Cross to serve the most weak and vulnerable section of the society.

Individual / institutions may enroll themselves in different grades of memberships by subscribing the membership fees as follows:-

Patron Rs. 25000
Vice-Patron Rs. 12000
Life member Rs. 1000
Life associate Rs.250
Annual Member Rs. 50 per annum
Annual Associate Rs. 10 per annum
Institutional Member Rs. 1000 per annum

All members are associated with the Red Cross world over. The Patron membership certificates, issued by the National Headquarters of the Indian Red Cross Society, are signed by the Hon’ble President of India, in his capacity as President of the Indian Red Cross Society.

The Vice – Patron, Life Member and Life Associate membership certificates are signed by the Chairman, who is the Hon’ble Central Health Minister and the Secretary General of the Indian Red Cross Society at the National Headquarters.

On becoming Patron , Vice-Patron and Life Member of the Indian Red Cross Society , one gets the opportunity to be invited, on the recommendations of the state /district Branch, for attending the Annual General Meeting of the Society at New Delhi, presided over by the Hon’ble President of India.

Procedure for membership :

Any individual or institution wishing to enroll as any of the memberships as mentioned above, may approach the State Headquarter of the Indian Red Cross Society, W.B State Branch at 5 & 6, Govt. Place (North), Kolkata- 700001, personally along with the following documents:

1. Address proof ( Voter’s card/Aadhar card etc.)

2 . The particular subscription fees.

Prior to visiting the State Headquarter, he/ she may contact this office over telephone on any working days (Monday to Friday) between 12 noon to 5.30 pm. The contact number is: 033 2248 3636

The enrollment form is required to be filled with prescribed information and should be introduced by existing member of any category or local municipal councilor/ Gram Panchayet Pradhan/ M.L.A/M.P.

Application for membership can be deposited to respective district branches also.