Application for membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of SUEPO, local section The Hague.

In order to proceed, please fill out and submit the following form. In case of any doubts or questions, please refer to thehague-membership (at

Personal data


You can either pay via direct debit (SEPA), Invoice (manual payment) or PayPal.

Please consider using the direct debit payment form, as it reduces administrative effort significantly.

However if you prefer to pay manually then we kindly request you to proceed with the payment by transferring the proper amount to SUEPO’s bank account:

Union Syndicale Oeb
Sec. Locale De La Haye
NL44 ABNA 0517 1233 55

with the reference: “2024 Membership feesand your EPO userid, as this greatly eases the administrative processing.

In order to match your membership fee, please choose one of the following groups matching your Grade.

A table with the current membership fees can be found here.

SEPA direct debit for annual membership fee payment

In case you opted for the direct debit, please proceed here. Otherwise, you can jump directly to the authorisation.

Download the SEPA form (direct debit).

The direct debit procedure is carried out only once a year for all members collectively, generally before the end of the calendar year. The fees will be automatically deducted from the bank account after having received beforehand a notification of debit.

Upload the completed and signed SEPA form (direct debit) and/or other documents such as proof of payment, etc. here:

Please also enter your bank data into the following fields:

By submitting this mandate form, you authorise...

Authorisation and declaration of consent


Terms and Conditions - Declaration of Consent

We regret that requests for individual assistance involving expenses, or referrals to SUEPO's lawyers can be honoured only after six months of membership, barring truly exceptional circumstances. This is to insure fairness towards long-standing contributing members, and to avoid membership applications for exclusively opportunistic reasons. SUEPO is a community, it lives for and by solidarity, which is a two-way street.

Declaration of Consent

I agree that my data will be deposited, processed and used by the "Staff Union of the European Patent Office" for the purpose of fulfilling the contract within the scope of membership.

I have been informed that the personal data collected within the scope of the above-mentioned purposes will be collected, processed, used and transmitted in compliance with the EU Basic Data Protection Regulation. I have been informed of my rights as a data subject.

The declaration of consent is made on a voluntary basis. I have been informed that I can revoke the declaration of consent at any time by written notification for the future.



Before the application can be sent, the email address must be verified.

Here's how to submit your application:

  1. First accept our General Terms and Conditions by ticking the "Declaration of consent" box above.
  2. Continue and click on "Request now - Jetzt anfordern" to request the verification code. The code will be sent to your mailbox.
  3. Enter the verification code in the "Verifikationscode" field and click on "Confirm".
  4. Then click on the "Submit Membership Application" button, which is now available to submit your application.

Bevor der Antrag abgesendet werden kann, muss die E-Mail Adresse verifiziert werden