To apply for Membership, please complete the details below. You will then be emailed an application form to complete. You should complete it, get it signed by the appropriate IOA members and return it, along with copies of your educational certificates and a CPD report, if required, to


This question is about the country or nation that you belong to. Please tick one option that most accurately describes your nationality?

This question is not about your nationality, place of birth or citizenship – it is about the cultural group to which you perceive you belong. Please tick one option you feel most accurately describes you.

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 defines a disabled person as someone who has ‘a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his/her ability to carry out normal day to day activities’.

As people are discriminated against because of their sexual orientation, we believe it is helpful to gather this information. However, we appreciate you may not wish to answer this question in which case, tick the ‘Prefer not to say’ box.

What is your religion?