Membership of HASHI NO KAI is open to all Japanese nationals including other family members.
Any non-Japanese may apply for membership provided they can meet at least one of the following criteria:
- They can speak Japanese or are at present seriously involved in studying the language or have done so for some time
in the past.
- They have worked or studied in Japan for one year or more.
- They can show evidence that they are following a specific interest in Japanese culture.
- Honorary membership may be granted to those whose professional status and expertise may be advantageous to the well being of the club.
Members may bring guests to any meeting but will be held responsible for their conduct.
The management reserve the right to refuse or withdraw membership or to refuse attendance without explanation