Membership Dues

Membership dues are annual and billed twice a year. They are based on the club membership reports entered as of June 30 and December 31.
New member dues are billed the first of the month in which the person becomes a member. The total amount billed for a new member will appear on the monthly club statement along with the member’s name, number and join dates. The total amount includes:

  • Entrance fee established by International Board of Directors
  • Prorated dues in accordance with months remaining in billing period

Reinstated or Transfer Member
Any former Lion who later applies for reinstatement or transfer is considered a new member if his/her prior membership is greater than twelve months The club will be billed accordingly.
Dropped Members
Full credit is automatically issued when dropped members are reported during July and January following the respective semi-annual dues billing provided the monthly membership drops are reported to headquarters by July 31 and January 31 of respective semi-annual periods. Credit for dropped members is not issued any other months of the year.
Confirmation of Membership Changes
Clubs are billed for new charter fees on the first of the month following the date on which the members were reported. The billing is issued a prorated basis for the remaining months of the current semi-annual dues period.
Charter Members
Clubs are billed for charter members from the first of the month following the date on which the members were reported. The billing is on a prorated basis for months remaining in current membership dues period.