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PRCA Malaysia Membership

Our membership is extended to both PR consultants and non-consultants who are involved in communications, such as internal public relations, media relations, corporate communications and public affairs executives.

As a member, you are welcomed to join us in all our activities, and receive all publications and materials published by PRCA Malaysia. However, only members who are PR consultants are entitled to vote and hold office in PRCA Malaysia.

There are +several membership types offered by PRCA Malaysia – have a look and see where you come in, and help us shape the future of the Malaysian PR industry.

Consultant Membership

This category of membership is open to both individual PR consultants and PR firms.

Individual

There are four categories of memberships for individual PR consultants.

  • Open to persons who have been in consulting practice for less than three years
  • No right to vote and stand for office
  • Annual subscription of RM50
  • Open to persons who have been in consulting practice for three years or more
  • Entitled to vote and stand for office
  • Annual subscription of RM100
  • Open to persons who have been an Accredited Member for five years or more; or in consulting practice for 10 years or more, and an Accredited Member for two years or more
  • Entitled to vote and stand for office
  • Annual subscription of RM100
  • Conferred on persons no longer in active consulting practice at the discretion of the Executive Committee
  • Entitled to vote and stand for office
  • Annual subscription of RM50
 

Accredited Corporate Membership

You can also register your PR firm as a PRCA Accredited Corporate Member. This category of membership is open to professional public relations consultancies that have been operating for at least one year.

Each firm is also required to employ at least two consultants in their second year of AMPRCA or one consultant in his second year of AMPRCA and two consultants with MPRCA status. Members are entitled to one vote but cannot stand for election to the Executive Committee.

The annual subscription for a member is RM500.

Non-Consultant Membership

We also welcome those involved in the communications field – such as those who work in corporate communications, media relations, and public affairs departments – to join us as non-consultant members.

For the most part, non-consultant members get to enjoy all the benefits of a consultant member, with the exception of having the right to vote or stand for office.

There are five categories of membership for individual non-consultants.

Individual non-consultant membership

 
  • Open to persons who have been in non-consulting practice for less than three years
  • Annual subscription of RM50
  • Open to persons who have been in non-consulting practice for three years or more
  • Annual subscription of RM100
  • Open to persons who have been a Senior Associate Member or an Accredited Member for five years or more;
  • OR in non-consulting practice for 10 years or more, and a Senior Associate Member for two years or more;
  • OR in consulting practice for 10 years or more, and an Accredited Member for two years or more
  • Annual subscription of RM100
  • Conferred on persons no longer in active non-consulting practice at the discretion of the Executive Committee
  • Annual subscription of RM50
  • Open to students registered with an institute of higher learning, in Malaysia or abroad
  • Annual subscription of RM10, or one-time subscription of RM20
 

Associate Corporate Membership

We also welcome companies who are not PR firms to join us through our Associate Corporate Membership. This category is open to corporations and businesses registered with the Companies Commission; associations and societies registered with the Registrar of Societies; and government departments, agencies and institutions.

Annual membership subscription is RM500.

Life Membership

Members with Accredited Membership and Senior Associate Membership and above, can pay a one-time life subscription of RM1,000.


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