Our membership continues to grow and includes Relocation Service Providers (RSP’s) whose services are designed to facilitate and support the mobility of individuals and their families, as well as affiliated services, such as banks, schools, furniture hire, car leasing, short term accommodation, etc.
Annual membership invoices are sent in January but new members can join throughout the year with an adjusted fee. Membership will be automatically renewed for the following year unless we are informed in writing by 31 December that membership should be cancelled.
Our Full Members are Belgian individuals or firms who have been offering relocation services for longer than two years and who are members of EuRA. Full Members abide by the EuRA Rules of Conduct. The annual fee for Relocation Service Providers under Full Membership is €300 plus VAT.
Our Local Members are RSP’s who are not members of EuRA. Local Members agree to abide by the ABRA Rules of Conduct, can provide references from two clients for whom work has been carried out in the last 12 months, and have been approved by the Board. References will remain confidential. The annual fee for Local Membership is €350 plus VAT.
Candidate Local Member
Prospective Local Members, including ABRA Affiliates working as relocation consultants, who do not meet the present criteria for Local Membership will have the option of becoming “Candidate Local Members”. After signing the ABRA Rules of Conduct and paying the annual Local Member fee of €350 companies will be listed as Candidate Local Members on our website. After a probation period of two years they will be promoted to Local Membership if they can provide references from two clients and they have the approval of the Board.
Freelance Members are independent relocation consultants who support our Full and Local Members on an ad hoc or project basis. Freelance Membership ensures independent consultants get to enjoy all the benefits of ABRA Membership – including networking and training – at the democratic rate of €25 plus VAT per annum. Freelance Members should be invited to join by an ABRA Member and must adhere to the ABRA Rules of Conduct.
Affiliate Members are individuals or firms worldwide who offer a product or service which supports the activity of relocation companies and/or the mobility of individuals and their families, such as banks, schools, furniture hire, car leasing, short term accommodation, etc. Prospective members are asked to submit an ABRA membership application form for the approval of the Board. The annual fee for Affiliate Membership is €400 plus VAT.
Real Estate Affiliate Member
For ABRA Affiliate Members who act as selling or letting agents and who have a valid BIV/IPI number. Prospective members are asked to submit an ABRA membership application form for the approval of the Board. Members must also agree to abide by the following rules:
- Members shall not misrepresent themselves or their class of membership or the services they offer.
- Members shall not use the ABRA logo or the ABRA name without clear mention that they are an Affiliate Member in the Real-Estate category.
- Members shall not seek business or conduct business by improper or illegal means.
The annual fee for Real Estate Affiliate Membership is €400 plus VAT.
If you have any questions or would like to become a member of ABRA please use the contact button above or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.