Membership Application Form

This form should be used by all organisations seeking to become members of Virtus. Please complete the form fully and attach all necessary supporting documents




Which sports are regularly practiced by athletes with intellectual impairment in your nation?


NATIONAL OFFICERS (Membership categories A & C only)

Note: A photocopy of each officers qualification/membership of professional body should be attached to the application.


  • Applicants confirm that they meet the criteria for Virtus Membership and will adhere to the obligations as set out in the Virtus Membership policy.
  • Applicants are committed to the promotion of sport for athletes with an intellectual impairment and will observe the member code of conduct at all times.
  • Applicants agree to uphold the principles and policies of Virtus including, but not limited to, the Virtus code of ethics, anti-doping policies and practices and eligibility and classification.Applicants understand that membership may be suspended where such policies are not observed. All policies are available at
  • Applicants confirm that the information contained and attached to this form is true, accurate and complete - to the best of the applicants knowledge and belief. Applicants understand that membership is solely at the discretion of the Virtus Governing Board and is subject to ratification by the Virtus membership.
  • Applicants agree to use the Virtus logo in accordance with Virtus brand guidelines and will take all possible precautions to protect the organisation and its brand.
  • Applicants agree that personal information and data will be stored and shared by Virtus in accordance with the data sharing policy.

Completed applications should be sent by email to

Please remember to include all attachments

Virtus is the brand name of the International Sports Federation for athletes with intellectual impairment and is a founding member of the International Paralympic Committee. Registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in the UK (1173901)

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