CNA offers three different types of membership
This membership is appropriate for local or transit authorities, ticketing system operators, and organisations deploying Calypso media for end-users (i.e. transport operators, service providers, bank or mobile phone operators, etc.)
This membership is appropriate for providers of Calypso-based solutions (i.e. IC manufacturers, card embedders, terminal providers, fare collection integrator, software providers, etc.) or consultancies helping users to implement Calypso.
Both Effective and Adhering members can upgrade to a Gold membership to receive additional benefits and support.
|Membership Benefits||Effective Membership||Adhering Membership||Gold Membership|
|Participation and voting rights in the CNA General Assembly||✓||–||✓|
|Opportunity to be elected as a Director on the CNA Board||✓||–||–|
|Appointed as a Director on the CNA Board||–||–||✓|
|Ongoing marketing support via CNA’s promotional materials||–||–||✓|
|Ten days of strategic / technical support from CNA per year||–||–||✓|
|Participation in CNA’s working groups||✓||✓||✓|
|Free entry to all CNA events (one free ticket per membership)||✓||✓||✓|
|Preferential rates on all services provided by CNA||✓||✓||✓|
|Exclusive access to Calypso technology documents and guidelines||✓||✓||✓|
|Access to the CNA applet for dematerialised usage||✓||✓||✓|
|Access to HCE guidelines and licensed use of Authorisation Modules (HAM)||✓||✓||✓|
|Access to the Hoplink scheme of interoperability for Calypso networks||✓||✓||✓|
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Learn more about the benefits of becoming a CNA member.
Membership to CNA is secured through an annual fee. Payment is due in full once membership is approved, and at the start of each calendar year from there onwards.
CNA is a not-for-profit organisation and delivering value to members will always remain a priority. To promote and encourage access to the association, the statutes of CNA contain a clear policy on membership fees, with a limit on future increases.
|Transport authority or association||First year free of charge; €300 subsequently|
|Transport or service operators with revenue of less than €1bn per year||€1,000|
|Transport or service operators with revenue greater than €1bn per year||€3,000|
|Manufacturers, integrators, and providers||€3,000|
|Consulting companies and software providers with less than 10 employees||€600|
|Consulting companies and software providers with 10-50 employees||€1,000|
|Consulting companies and software providers with more than 50 employees||€3,000|
|Open to all||€25,000|
To become a member of CNA, please complete the online application form below.
If you need assistance in completing your application, please get in touch with the team.
Once submitted, each application is carefully reviewed by the Board of Directors. CNA aims to respond to applications within ten working days.