Scotland's largest
and most effective
education trade union

Join the EIS

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How much will I pay?

EIS subscription comprises a National subscription, a Local Association subscription (if applicable) and a Political Fund subscription (optional).

Subscriptions to 31 August 2018

National Subscription

  •  Direct Debit: National subscription is discounted 
    • Annual £113.38
    • Monthly £10.79

  • Other Payment Type (not discounted)
    • Annual £137.43
    • Monthly £12.84
How do I pay? 
You can provide your payment details by filling in a Direct Debit mandate and sending to our membership department by email or by post to:

Membership Department
46 Moray Place

Please be aware the form must contain your signature.   
The Local Association subscription and the Political Levy of £1.80 pa are included with the National subscription shown above
LA Subs Full time Part time
Full time Part time X1 X12 X1 X12
A 10.56 5.18 125.74 11.82 63.77 5.98
B 14.88 7.44 130.06 12.18 65.93 6.16
C 18.48 9.24  133.66 12.48 67.73 6.31
D 21.60 10.80 136.78 12.74 69.29 6.44
E 24.96 12.48 140.14 13.02 70.97 6.58
Local Associations subscriptions vary. Please refer to the code letter.
B Aberdeen City B Inverclyde
A Aberdeenshire C Midlothian
C Angus B Moray
C Argyll and Bute C North Ayrshire
B Clackmannanshire E North Lanarkshire
A Dumfries and Galloway B Orkney
B Dundee C Perth and Kinross
C East Ayrshire C Renfrewshire
C East Dunbartonshire D Shetland
B East Lothian C South Ayrshire
C East Renfrewshire E South Lanarkshire
D Edinburgh B Stirling
D Falkirk B The Scottish Borders
E Fife C West Dunbartonshire
D Glasgow A West Lothian
B Highland B Western Isles

Further Education (EIS-FELA) and Higher Education (EIS-ULA)

You will automatically be a member of your local branch.
If you wish you may also become a member of the relevant Local Association. This membership does not confer voting rights in Local Association elections and you may not stand for office. An additional Local Association subscriptions is payable. 

Subscription Types

Full Subscription
A member employed for more than 50% of the normal working week.

Half Subscription
A) a member employed for 50% or less of the normal working week.
B) a supply or occasional teacher who may be called upon at any time and at short notice to teach for periods, the duration of which is unknown or uncertain

Sick Leave
Members on long term sick leave continue to pay subscription while in receipt of salary. When half-pay ceases Membership department must be advised to ensure that no further subscriptions are deducted.

Maternity Leave
Members on maternity leave continue to pay subscription while in receipt of salary. No subscription is payable while in receipt of Statutory Maternity Pay only or while on unpaid maternity leave. Members should contact Membership department to ensure subscription is not deducted in error.

For further information contact Membership department at or telephone 0131 220 2268