Membership Comparison

GlobalPlatform offers different kinds of membership to ensure that organizations of all sizes and expertise can benefit from the right level of participation. Browse the table below to find out which type of membership is right for you and your business.


$33,000 / yr


$26,500 / yr


$13,000 / yr

Public Entity

$7,000 / yr


$1,500 / yr

Strategic Influence

Ability to nominate one representative for a Board of Directors seat

Opportunity to serve on the Executive Committee

Opportunity to chair a Technical Committee or Task Force

Weighted voting privileges for Board of Directors elections



Ability to contribute to ad hoc operational Steering Committees to address special topics

Ability to bring business and technical requirements to the association

Technical privileges

Ability to participate in Technical Committees and their associated Working Groups.



Opportunity to become a GlobalPlatform accredited SE or TEE certification lab / test tool provider



Access to the certification test suites

Ability to review and comment on all technical documents, including specifications, before public release

Free access to technical documents that non-members must purchase (e.g. configurations, test suites)

Discounted fees for technical training

Advanced insights

Ability to participate in a market-based and regionally focused Task Forces

Ability to contribute to ad hoc market Steering Committees to address special topics

Ability to contribute to white papers and other educational resources

Access to expertise

Free access to all GlobalPlatform educational materials

Limited free access to all GlobalPlatform events (including Annual Seminar)

Extensive networking opportunities

Access to the GlobalPlatform members-only website and library of materials

No registration fees to attend GlobalPlatform meetings

Industry positioning

Sponsorship opportunity at GlobalPlatform events

Use of 'GlobalPlatform Member' logo for member use on their website, print materials, trade show signage, to showcase participation in technical community

Opportunity to provide quotes for GlobalPlatform press releases

Members receive discounted registration for GlobalPlatform endorsed industry events

Membership Forms

To apply to become a GlobalPlatform member, please read the following legal bylaws and IPR policy, and complete and return the membership agreement.

The completed and signed membership agreement can be scanned and emailed to GlobalPlatform. Alternatively, it can be faxed to +1-650-260-2389.

New members joining after 31 October within the current fiscal year will pay prorated fees based on the month that a signed membership agreement is received by GlobalPlatform.

All GlobalPlatform process and policy documents are available to Members on the Member Website under Resource Documents.  Any non-member or interested party may request a copy by contacting the GlobalPlatform Secretariat.

Member Testimonials

“Mobile and payment security is the core of our business and we have become globally recognized for our security expertise regarding Java Card™ and GlobalPlatform technology. GlobalPlatform has taken the initiative to propose an architecture that will enable mobile payment to emerge in a sound and cost-effective manner, a drive that we fully support. As a member of the association we are now working with key industry associations to play a part in this effort which will make mobile payment solutions secure and trustworthy by offering the required test methodology and tools.”

- Marc Witteman, CTO, Riscure
Riscure Marc Witteman, CTO
Verimatrix Petr Peterka, CTO
BCTC    Guifu Fan, General Manager

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