Membership FAQ

Who can join BIAN?


BIAN is an open association for the banking industry. Banks, software vendors and service providers are all very welcome to join our association. The Membership of banks is especially appreciated because of their special role in this industry.

How can my company become a member of BIAN?


To become a member of BIAN, please contact us. We are happy to provide you all necessary information.

How much is the BIAN annual membership fee?


Banks (except Federal Banks & Central Banks) and other financial institutions that are not Software or Technology Service Providers pay an annual membership fee in an amount of 20.000,00 EURO.

Federal Banks & Central Banks pay an annual membership fee in an amount of 10.000,00 EURO.

Software or Technology Service Providers with > 249 employees pay an annual membership fee in an amount of 30.000,00 EURO.

Software or Technology Service Providers with < 249 employees pay an annual membership fee in an amount of 10.000,00 EURO.

Software or Technology Service Providers with <50 employees pay an annual membership fee in an amount of 5.000,00 EURO.

Depending on the admission of membership, BIAN offers a pro-rata calculation. Please contact us in order to provide you additional information.

Can I join BIAN as an individual?


Banks, software vendors and service providers are all very welcome to join our association. An individual membership is not possible.

Where do I find the BIAN Statutes and other membership documents?


The BIAN Statutes are posted on the BIAN site. Additional membership documents such as the Membership Agreement, the BIAN Fee Schedule and the Intellectual Property Policy can be requested. Please send an email to: info@bian.org