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Apply to join Impress today! Simply submit your membership application via our online portal.

At Impress, we’re leading the charge to make sure that journalism standards remain high, promoting confidence in news so that publishers and the wider sector can thrive.

Become a member from just £50 per year!

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How do I apply for Impress membership?

To join Impress, you’ll first need to create an account for our online portal and once logged in, you will then be able to submit an online application form.

The application form takes around 10-15 minutes to complete.

Please note you’ll need the following details to hand for each of your publications to complete the form:

  • Website and social media details
  • Turnover figures for the most recent financial year
  • Circulation figures
  • Social media following figures

Membership fees start at £50 per year. See our fee calculator for an estimate of your annual Impress membership fees.

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What happens after I have submitted my application to join Impress?

Once you have submitted a membership application, you’ll receive an email from Impress confirming we have received your application details.

Our regulatory team will then check your application and will be in touch with details of our onboarding and regulatory compliance procedure, and an overview of next steps.

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