If the answer to one of the above questions is yes and you think that our modest membership fee is well worth it, then read the following step by step instructions
You are not sure? Then come to a social event or talk to the front desk during opening hours.
If you are an S-Status holder, then read the information about the free trial and reduced membership fee below first.
Use either the following QR code via e-banking
or the following bank account details:
IBAN: CH05 0900 0000 4545 98995 Centrepoint, Im Lohnhof 8, 4051 Basel
For payments from outside Switzerland, our BIC is POFICHBSXXX
Please state the name and address of the Centrepoint member clearly on any payment that you make (for example in the "message for payee" field).
If you cannot make a payment via e-banking you can pay your membership fee in cash at any Swiss bank or Post Office using a pre-printed Centrepoint QR-code payment slip (available to collect at the Centrepoint Front Desk)
For security reasons it is not possible to use cash at Centrepoint to pay your membership fee.
Membership fees are not refundable.
Once you have completed the online application form and paid your membership fee, the Centrepoint Membership Team will process your application. Once your membership has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email, followed by your membership card, which will be sent by post. Please allow up to three weeks to receive your confirmation email. Membership cards are printed and posted once a month, usually at the end of the month.
Note: For the yearly renewal payments you will receive an email, including details about how to pay. It really helps us if you pay your fees promptly.
Go to the Membership Application Form, choose ‘Membership Level’ ‘S-Status’ and then complete the required information.
For help or more information in Ukrainian you can contact Centrepoint’s Ukrainian Ambassador viktoria.parkhomenko[at]centrepoint.ch
Yes. Immediate family members may be included in your application at no extra cost if they live at the same address.
You may join any of the activities that Centrepoint offers.
As a member of Centrepoint (trial member or full member), there is no extra cost to attend most groups and activities. Some activities, such as the monthly apéro and visits to places of interest, have an extra cost. You will find the details in the Horizon Magazine and the Weekly Briefing email.
One week before your free trial is due to end, you will receive an email inviting you to become a full member of Centrepoint with information about how to pay. If you require assistance, contact Centrepoint’s Ukrainian Ambassador at this address: viktoria.parkhomenko[at]centrepoint.ch.
With S-Status you may join Centrepoint at a special price. We kindly ask that you pay a minimum of CHF 20.-. However, if you can afford more, you can pay any amount up to the standard price of CHF 110.-. Your membership will be valid for the remaining 11 months.
Yes. There is a limit to the number of places being offered at the special price. If you apply and the offer is full, you will receive an email to invite you to join a waiting list and to be informed should places become available. Of course, you are also welcome to pay the standard price of CHF 110.- at any time and become a Centrepoint member.
You will be invited to renew your membership after one year. With S-Status you may join again for the same minimum of CHF20.-, provided there are still places available at the special offer price.
Last updated: 17 March 2023
A Centrepoint Membership is open to any person who wishes to use Centrepoint’s programmes and facilities and supports the purposes of the organisation.
All household members are covered by this membership type. A household incorporates any group of people living together at the same address.
Fee: CHF 110.- per 12-month period from the month of registration.
A student membership is granted if the member is registered as a full-time student, unsupported by a partner in the same household. A student membership is individual and cannot be held by more than one person. Proof of student status must be submitted at the time of registration.
Fee: CHF 65.- per 12-month period from the month of registration.
Changes to annual fees are proposed and approved at the Centrepoint Annual General Meeting.
Members who have not paid their membership fee will be reminded to do so once by email. If we have no valid email address, then only the original invoice will be sent. If no payment is received members are removed from the active membership roll within three months of their 'renewal date' and totally deleted from the membership database shortly after this.
Membership fees are not refundable.
At the Annual General Meeting each membership shall have one vote, regardless of the number of people (individual members) covered by the membership.
The Governing Board reserve the right to expel any member who acts in a manner prejudicial to the interests of Centrepoint.
Centrepoint expects its Members to behave with respect of other members and to the wider community we live in. It expects Members attending events/programmes to respect the other attendees and to behave considerately towards event/programme leaders.
Centrepoint expects its Members to respect not only people, but also their property and that of Centrepoint. Parents are requested to supervise their children. All Members are expected to adhere to Centrepoint’s policies and guidelines.
Centrepoint is very keen to listen to complaints and suggestions from Members and Stakeholders to ensure it can continue to develop its community and services. Complaints and suggestions should be made in writing to the relevant Board Member or to the Centrepoint President. We will acknowledge any complaints or suggestions made.
Centrepoint expects its members to be covered by personal accident insurance.