Who can apply?
Membership in AmCham North Macedonia is available to all types of enterprises that are legally registered on the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia.
Patron – Special membership category reserved for companies who are strong supporters of AmCham, companies who embody the AmCham values and wish to co-brand, throughout the year. New applicants cannot apply directly for this category. The upgrade into this category is only available to companies that are long-time members of AmCham, but still, their applications will be subject to approval by the BoD.
Corporate – If the annual worldwide turnover of the organization, or the group to which the organization belongs to, is over USD 5 million, the annual fee is MKD 60.000 & MKD 12.500 one-time joining fee*
Business – If the annual worldwide turnover of the organization, or the group to which the organization belongs to, is between USD 250 thousand and USD 5 million, the annual fee is MKD 40.000 & MKD 12.500 one-time joining fee*
Entrepreneur – the annual worldwide turnover of the organization or the group to which the organization belongs to, is less than USD 250 thousand, the annual fee is MKD 25.000 & MKD 6.000 one-time joining fee*
NGO – for organizations registered as a non-profit on the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia, the annual fee is MKD 25.000 & MKD 2.500 one-time joining fee*
If at any point, the company becomes eligible for some other category of membership different than the one on the date of application, it will be requested to upgrade/downgrade its membership category, to comply with the current definitions of AmCham membership categories.
To initiate the application procedure, interested applicants must send a completed membership application along with a copy of the most recent Company Registration Statement (Tekovna sostojba) to the AmCham Executive Office, by email or post.
The Board of Directors reviews received membership applications on a quarterly level.
The applicant organization will be notified of the application status with a formal letter. The organization will be considered a new active member once their membership dues have been paid in full.
The term of AmCham membership is 12 calendar months (January 1st – December 31st). The annual membership dues for the new members who join the AmCham during the calendar year will be pro-rata based for the portion of the year remaining, as follows:
– Full amount of the annual membership fee if a company joins in the 1st quarter;
– ¾ of the full annual amount, if a company joins in the 2nd quarter;
– ½ of the full annual amount, if a company joins in the 3rd quarter; and
– ¼ of the full annual amount, if a company joins in the 4th quarter of the year.
Note: One-time joining fee is not part of this rule.