Join The British Alpaca Society

Join the BAS today and get Free membership to My Society and a FREE bag of Camelibra  worth £32

(this offer does not apply to existing GWF customers)

If you already own alpacas, or are seriously tempted, then you need to be a member of the British Alpaca Society.

Join the British Alpaca Society today and become part of a national community, dedicated to all things alpaca. Membership offers knowledge, networking and support to help you protect your investment and work towards your own alpaca aspiration.

Of course, you don’t have to own alpacas to become a member of the British Alpaca Society, but it helps!

The alpaca industry is at an exciting stage of development and the BAS is working hard to support its members in their initiatives – both in the UK and Europe.

Membership is the best way of keeping you informed of all the latest developments as this popular agricultural alternative continues to mature.

Why join BAS? 20 good reasons!!!

You will receive:

  1. Information and alerts regarding health & welfare
  2. Notice of shows
  3. Invitations to education & training events
  4. Fibre info, training & events
  5. Services contact info (not endorsed by BAS)
  6. Member offers via My Society
  7. Board & Committee news & minutes
  8. Access to the registry
  9. Access to members side of the website
  10. Networking opportuities
  11. Support & advice
  12. Welfare & Husbandry information
  13. Access to the EBV programme
  14. Access to BAS Facebook Chat Forum to have your views discussed
  15. Information about the drive for alpacas, alpaca farming & fibre in the UK and beyond
  16. Management & breeding tools
  17. 6 Magazines a year
  18. Consultation with Government
  19. Welfare advice
  20. Access to a re-homing service

Can you afford not to be a member of the BAS?

‘My Society’ entitles members to benefits of up to £200 worth of discounts on a range of alpaca-related goods and services.

Find Out More


Click here to download a copy of a membership application if you prefer to post us a paper copy rather than subscribe online below:

Junior memberships for under 26 year olds have been recently introduced with lower registration and transfer fees

Membership categories and fees are:

Single Membership

£ 84 inc VAT per annum with a £10 discount  if you pay by by direct debit.  Now half price for new members for the first year.       CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Joint Membership*

£ 105 inc VAT per annum with a £10 discount  if you pay by by direct debit.  *Joint membership is for two people at one address.Now half price for new members for the first year.


Platinum Membership

£500 inc VAT (single or joint membership) paid by Direct Debit.
Platinum members have a 50% discount on all registration, late registration and late notification fees. The discount does not apply to show entries, transfers, import registration fees or any other society services. Anyone is welcome to join as a Platinum member if they wish to do so.

Junior Membership

Cost £25 inc VAT per year

Eligible: 8 to 26 years

Two categories: Junior 8 to 17 and Senior 18 to 26 years old.

Junior: Goody Bag on Joining, Magazine Subscription, invitation to all BAS junior events including education events aimed at juniors. No Voting rights and cannot register own herd.

Senior: Goody bag on joining, Magazine subscription, half price entry to the BAS education courses,  Introduction to Alpaca Evaluation and Intermediate Alpaca Evaluation.  Can register own herd and register/ transfer alpacas at half price. Can vote at AGMs and EGMs. Invitation to all BAS senior events including education events aimed at seniors.

A Young Member can be part of a joint membership with an Adult BAS member.  Joint fee only applies but Junior member is signed up to Young Members activities for no additional charge. (Any alpaca registrations/ transfers by a joint membership with a junior member are full price).


or phone Grassroots on  01392 270421

Here are just some of the benefits already on offer to BAS members:

Discounted prices

Discounted prices OFF AVID MicroChips and MiniTracker Pro scanner*

Discounted prices

2 FREE Worm Counts worth £40 for NEW BAS Members Wildwood Animal Health then 25% OFF Worm Counts after that* 10% OFF worm counts for ALL Existing BAS Members*

Discounted prices

Mudcontrol offer an ongoing discount to the BAS members of £1 per square metre. Simply State on your order form that you are a BAS Member and tell us your Herd Identifier Reference and we will apply then discount to your invoice.   MUDCONTROL slabs are revolutionary – a simple D.I.Y. way to create instant, removable hard-standing for people, animals and almost any vehicle.

Discounted prices

20% OFF all products at Safe4disinfectant*

Discounted prices

5% OFF all products at Medisave*

Discounted prices 

S4Bed are happy to offer a 10% discount to BAS members on their first S4Bed order.  Quote the Code S4BEDALP10 when ordering. Please note all pricing is on first order only and exclusive of delivery costs – this will be added at time of purchase. Further information available here Buy Recycled Cardboard Animal Bedding (   Phone: 01342 659100

Special Discounts

Special discounts on advertising rates in Alpaca, the Yearbook and the on the web site. Check out the new media packs on the BAS website now.*

Free Entry

Free entry to the National Show and the right to show alpacas at all BAS shows.

Free Offers

FREE bag of Camelibra (worth £32) & free delivery to anywhere in the GB (not NI or Republic of Ireland) – offer does not apply to existing GWF customers

Watch this space for new membership offers!

To claim an offer just call the company direct and state that you are a Member of the BAS ‘My society’ scheme. They will then check out your membership details with the BAS

In addition to these fantastic offers, BAS members already receive a free Alpaca Yearbook and Alpaca magazine subscription (worth £25).

As well as:
• Special members’ rates on all BAS training courses
• Access to the members’ area on the BAS website, which offers advice on caring for alpacas, the latest news from the industry and – more importantly – access to one of the world’s largest and prestigious pedigree registries;
• The right to use the prestigious BAS logo in all marketing and advertising;
• The right to vote on all the major issues concerning the BAS;

Click here to download a copy of a membership application if you prefer to post us a paper copy rather than subscribe online above

Fees include your annual subscription to Alpaca magazine and VAT where appropriate.

THE MEMBERSHIP YEAR RUNS FROM 1 APRIL TO 31 MARCH. (Fees must be paid in full before the annual AGM)

A subscription to Alpaca magazine only is available at £25 per annum. This does not include any membership benefits.