Become a Member

Membership packages

Membership Packages

CNA offers three different types of membership

Effective 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.)

Adhering Membership

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.

Gold Membership

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

Membership fees

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.

Effective Membership
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
Adhering Membership
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
Gold Membership
Open to all €25,000

Application Form

. This document includes space to indicate any special requirements or interest in additional Calypso services.

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.