FTT Membership & Audit Fees

FTT MEMBERSHIP FEES apply to all Members of Fair Trade Tourism, whether they are certified or not, and are payable annually.

Fees are based on the number of "full-time employees" (FTEs) or equivalent, i.e., two people working half time = one full-time employee. FTEs should include permanent and non-permanent employees, as well as any owners who are working in the daily operations of the business.

The Membership fees below are applicable from 1 November 2023.

Business category according to number of Full-time Employees (FTEs) or equivalent

Annual membership Fee
(payable in ZAR, inclusive of VAT,
or US$ / € equivalent)

(1 FTE)


Very small enterprise
(2-10 FTEs)


Small (A) enterprise
(11-25 FTEs)


Small (B) enterprise
(26-50 FTEs)


Medium enterprise
(51-100 FTEs)


Large enterprise
(101-300 FTEs)


Groups, 300+ FTEs,
and multi-site operations

On quotation


AUDIT FEES for FTT Certification are applicable every 3 (THREE) years in accordance with the FTT-Certified audit cycle. Audit fees will depend on the country in which the audit takes place, as well as the size of the business.

Please contact FTT with your location, total number of full-time employees, and description of your business operations and premises for a more accurate Audit fee estimate.