Educating the changing world in the science of colour

Individual Membership

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Open to anyone with an interest in colour, Individual Non-voting Membership is the start of your membership journey, whether you are from a technical background, retail, fashion/design or the wider coloration industry.

If you are actively engaged in the coloration industry and hold a relevant qualification or have substantial relevant experience, you may apply for Individual Voting Membership and progress towards an SDC qualification.

View our active and retired Chartered Colourists.

Join Now and select Non-voting or Voting membership from the drop-down list.

Membership fees

Membership fees can be paid monthly; annually or for three years in advance to save you money.
We offer 10% discount for payment by Direct Debit if a UK bank account holder, please contact for more details.

Tax relief is available on our membership subscriptions.


Data Protection laws have changed with GDPR effective from 25 May 2018. Everything we email you about is a member benefit, and to have the best experience of membership you will need to opt-in to receive communications from SDC.
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Society of Dyers and Colourists

Perkin House, 82 Grattan Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 2LU, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1274 725138, Email:
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