Joining CHAdeMO is easy. The Association has three classes of membership, all your company needs to do is to choose the most appropriate category and email the application form to the secretary(email@example.com). The membership application is reviewed by CHAdeMO’s Executive Board, and if it is accepted, we send out the invoice for membership dues*. Once the payment is made, you officialy become our member. Companies that deploy and operate CHAdeMO chargers can join free of charge.
Who can join
Any company or organization can become a CHAdeMO member to ensure safety, quality and interoperability of CHAdeMO chargers and EVs.
Types of membership and benefits
Regular Members have access to the protocol and can participate in technical workshops. They are allowed to carry out business activities at the Workshop level but not at the Executive Board level. Annual due is ¥500,000.
Supporting Members are those members who work to refurbish and promote the charging infrastructure as well as the re-sellers of certified CHAdeMO chargers. Annual due is ¥100,000.
The administrative, non-profit, or other bodies approved by the Executive Board can join the Association as Special Members. No annual due.
About membership dues
The fiscal year of the CHAdeMO Association commences on 1st of April each year and ends on 31st of March of the following year. If you enroll from October to March, the membership fee for the first year will be halved.
Members pay the annual membership dues as specified above, depending on their status. In the event that a registered member loses its membership status whether voluntarily or otherwise, this Association shall not be obliged to refund paid membership dues and other contributions.
Any company or association that deploys fast chargers for public use and commercialises charging services is eligible for the Association’s Special membership, exempt from paying the annual membership dues.