Please ensure that you understand the material on this page before completing your NMFC Application form.
Amongst other things, the club Constitution and Rules (which you must read) require that all members must:
The two requirements are linked because BMFA membership provides third party insurance cover for lawful model flying activities and flying without
You join the club by completing the application form and paying a fee for either Junior (under 18) or Senior membership.
The fee consists of an annual membership fee and a one-off joining fee (50% of the appropriate membership fee).
You can join the BMFA as an individual by paying for either Junior (under 18) or Senior membership via the BMFA Membership Portal.
Alternatively, you can join the BMFA through the club - in which case you pay the BMFA membership fee to the club and the club pays for and
You can find information relating to DMARES online (see below), but these are the key points:
- a free online CAA Test
- a free online BMFA Test; (for the BMFA Registration Competency Certificate)
- a recognised BMFA Achievement (e.g a BMFA 'A’ Certificate)
Any of the above provide you with a CAA-issued Flyer ID.
As with BMFA membership, you can register for DMARES as an individual, or through the club/BMFA - choose the appropriate option on the form.
Links for further information
BMFA Website https://bmfa.org/
BMFA Membership Portal https://bmfa.azolve.com/
DMARES registration https://register-drones.caa.co.uk/
BMFA Registration Competency Certificate https://rcc.bmfa.uk/