Join a community. Join a union. Join UVW.

Joining UVW is easy — simply enter your details in the form, click to submit, then follow the instructions to set up a GoCardless Direct Debit that pays your monthly membership fee (you will need an email address for this).

If you would prefer to join by mailing a paper form, or visiting in person, please make a request to info@uvwunion.org.uk

Our membership rates correspond to gross income — your total earnings BEFORE taxes:

  • If your gross income is £700 or less per month, membership is £6 per month
  • If your gross income is £701 — £1,100 per month, membership is £8 per month
  • If your gross income is £1,101 or more per month, membership is £10 per month

If you require immediate assistance, a one-off fee of £20 will be charged after your first meeting with a UVW caseworker.


Step 1 — Register your details

Where you do most of your work
Payment of relevant fees *
I agree to Direct Debit (GoCardless) monthly payments corresponding to my gross income. In the event that I require immediate assistance with a case, I also agree to be charged a single fee of £20 after meeting with a UVW caseworker.
I am applying for membership of United Voices of the World. I intend to abide by the union's rules and constitution. PLEASE SIGN AND SUBMIT

Step 2 — Start monthly payments

To complete your membership application set up a Direct Debit (GoCardless) for your monthly membership rate (you will need an email address to do this). Click on the relevant link below to set up payment. Please note that if you select the incorrect monthly rate, you may not be entitled to union services. "GoCardless" will appear on your bank statements.

Gross income is total earnings BEFORE taxes.

  • For gross monthly income of up to £700 (£6 per month)

  • For gross monthly income of £701–£1,100 (£8 per month)

  • For gross monthly income of £1,101 or over (£10 per month)

    Don't forget to send a WhatsApp message (or text message if you prefer) with your full name to 07775 697 605