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Fees and payments


APPI Welcomes all pilots and professional pilots as a bonus of becoming a member.

Registration is free. And will always be free. Once you complete the payment your Membership will be activated and your APPI ParaTrike Card will be sent to your address.
The Payment activates your affiliation for one year (or more).

MEMBERSHIP FEE

All payment made by bank transfer, credit card or Paypal.

- Registration, level validation: FREE
- Annual school pilots and pilots membership fee : 27 € *
- Annual tandem pilots membership fee : 27 € *
- Annual instructors membership fee : 27 € *
- Annual master instructors membership fee : 27 € *
- Supplementary affiliation for 2 years, 22 Euros for second year,
- Annual schools contribution : FREE
- New certification/specialty validation : FREE
- Certification card : 8 €

* Any annual affiliation fee from the date of registration do not include a certification card, please order it and confirm the Invoice at the end of the course.

APPI is a non-profit independent organization that receives no financial support from governments or companies. Your contribution is vital for the continuation of our activities.

ADVANTAGES IN BECOMING A MEMBER:

  1. With APPI you have all courses and certifications approved in high international standard, from recreational to professional levels.
  2. Your APPI Certification Card has a PERMANENT VALIDITY, you carry the BEST CREDENTIAL in the world, following what is the most modern and advanced system for ParaTrike.
  3. As a modern system, you can login, download documents according to your level, as manuals, certificate, progression forms, exams, training for exams, logbook.... Everything is practical and very well organized for you, based in safe graduations to promote and develop ParaTrike.
  4. With APPI you join a web worldwide fly community which pilots and instructors from all around the world participate and exchange information. APPI is already in more than 89 countries, joining a strong community as well as the world’s best ParaTrike.
  5. APPI is a worldwide connection, world map, worldwide fly Atlas, an easy access for a range of courses and graduations, and much more in development. By joining APPI you will contribute and participate.
  6. APPI brings security for all members. An evolutionary system, offering travel insurance, covering instructors and students.
  7. APPI members are made to be on the best ParaTrike pilots and instructors level worldwide. To make Paratrike a safe sport and without borders.
  8. Project to sponsors itinerant instructor around the world, support for new schools and new flying spots.

Let’s all be HAPPY, Let’s all be APPI!
We wait for you as a valued member!

** APPI instructors deliver APPI certification to all students by registering and validating them online. Afterwards, affiliation payment is optional and is also activated online by the students.

* Any annual affiliation fee does not include a certification card. If you wish to receive one, order and confirm when you want to have it shipped.

HOW DO I PAY?

1. Go in your “My account” page...

… and click on the red PAY button.

You can pay by VISA, MASTERCARD, Diners Club International or UnionPay card.

Due to the many problems related to payment with paypal, this method of payment is no longer offered. We are sorry for our thousands of members worldwide who wish to use Paypal, but we advise you to stop using paypal as their service is deplorable and they have nothing to do with complaints of their customers.

2. Ask any APPI Instructor (having a school) to pay for you.

In some countries it may be complicated to pay with the website because bank fees are high, or because most of the people do not have credit cards. If you meet with an APPI instructor he could pay for you (at his discretion) thru his school (button « pay for a member » in this school section). You can then pay him directly in cash.

3. Make a Bank to Bank wire money transfer.

APPI Bank account for bank transfer:

APPI IBAN: CH05 8057 2000 0173 7132 2
Association of Paragliding pilots and Instructors
Banque Raiffeisen de Nendaz
Cp 9, 1996 Basse-Nendaz, Switzerland.
Number CB SIC: 80572
SWIFT/BIC: RAIFCH22

Please specify your APPI license number for the bank transfer, or send an email to the secretariat to find out which account to credit.

WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?


- Secretary,
- Your certification card,
- Lawyer for international rights and your protection,
- Insurance dealing,
- Sponsoring projects,
- Insurance contract,
- Pedagogic development,
- Itinerant instructors and masters,
- Support of local schools,
- Instructor support ,
- To improve and support APPI service, website development... .