Governing Membership
Any entity, responsible in whole or in part for the supervision of pension funds, plans, schemes or arrangements in a country or in the subdivision of a country, whether invested with its own personality or not.

Associate Membership
Any governmental authority including any international authority, that is responsible in whole or in part for pension regulation or the establishment of pension policy and that has an interest in pension supervision and any international governmental (or similar) organisation that has a direct, institutional interest in pension supervision.

Observer-status Membership
Other entities interested in pension supervision such as research organisations, industry bodies, financial institutions and professional firms engaged in the business of providing pension-related services.

Information about the entitlements of each membership category is available in the IOPS Brochure for Non-members (pdf). 

Full list of IOPS members



To apply for any category of membership, please send 2014 Membership Form (pdf) to the IOPS Treasurer, Mr. Dirk Broeders, email: D.W.G.A.Broeders@DNB.NL.


2014 fees will be levied in three bands according to the stage of economic development in the member's country. The bands are based on the World Bank's country classification (using per capita gross national income) : 

  • High-income economies: €8,250
  • Middle-income economies: €5,500
  • Low-income economies: €2,750