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Membership Types

SLID membership is classified in to three categories: Members, Associates & Affiliates.


The eligibility criteria for each membership category is summarized below.                     


Ordinary Member

A Director of a Private or Public Sector Company, incorporated in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka shall be eligible to join the Institute as a 'Member'. 


An Associate of the Institute shall include any one of the following

(i)  a Partner of a professional practice, recognised by the Institute and registered in  Sri Lanka,

(ii)   a Sole Proprietor or a Partner of an incorporates / unincorporated business, registered in Sri Lanka,

(iii) a Senior Manager of a Private or Public Company, Partnership incorporated Sri Lanka, reporting directly to a Director, Partner or Proprietor,

(iv) an Academic at the level of Professor or equivalent.


An Affiliate of the Institute shall include any one of the following:

(i) a person interested in the affairs of the Institute and holding a management position and aspiring to be a Director.

(ii) Full time students at a recognised University, or equivalent, with no management experience studying for a Post Graduate qualification.


For further details on membership please refer the SLID By Laws

Membership Fees
On application for Membership, an enrolment fee is payable as follows:


Enrolment fee 

Ordinary Member   - Rs. 5,000 (+Taxes)
Associate              - Rs. 3,000 (+Taxes)

Affiliate                - Rs. 2,000 (+Taxes)


To be sent to the Secretariat together with the application form.

Annual Subscription fee

Ordinary Members - Rs. 7,500 (+ Taxes)
Associate              - Rs. 3,500 (+Taxes)

Affiliate                - Rs. 2,000 (+Taxes)

This is payable to the Secretariat together with the application form and the enrolment fee and subsequently at the commencement of each financial year.


The Institute reserves the right to alter the above fees without notice.

Prospective Ordinary Members/ Associates are requested to duly perfect the attached application form and forward same to reach the CEO, at the address below, together with your cheque payable to "The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors"

  • Rs. 12,500/- (+Taxes) for a Member
  • Rs. 6,500/- (+ Taxes) for an Associate
  • Rs. 4,000/- (+Taxes ) for an Affiliate. 


Contact us:
The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors
No. 434 R. A. De Mel Mawatha,

Colombo 3.
Telephone: 2301646/8

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