Classes of Membership

(a) Life Member

The eligibility criteria for becoming a life member of the Association shall be a postgraduate qualification in the specialty (i.e. a diploma or a degree in Dermatology or Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy) from a medical college affiliated to and awarded by an Indian University or an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or an equivalent organization of the Government of India; or a Diploma in Dermatology or Dermatology and Venereology of the National Board of Medical Examinations, New Delhi. Others with foreign degrees or diplomas or equivalent qualifications should have their qualifications recognized by the MCI or an equivalent organization of the Government of India to become eligible.

Documents required:

  • IADVL membership form filled online
  • Copy of MD/DIPLOMA/DNB Certificate in Dermatology
  • Copy of registration certificate (MCI/STATE Medical Council) with additional qualification.
  • Rs.8642/- via online payment gateway. It includes:
Central Fund Contribution Branch Contribution Journal Contribution Application Processing fee Total
Rs 4800/- Rs 1800/- Rs 1800/- Rs 242/- Rs 8642/-

(b) Provisional Life Member (PLM)

Only post graduate students undergoing training in MCI recognized medical colleges/ postgraduate courses of this specialty or those pursuing DNB in Dermato- Venereology/DVL are eligible for this category. They will present a letter from the head of the specialty department where they are studying, stating the date of their joining the postgraduate course and the date of its due completion, along with the application for membership.

They have to send their qualification certificate within 5 years of their registration for the postgraduate course to the Honorary Secretary General (National) in order to become permanent life members. In case they fail to do so, in the defined period, they will have to register once again as a Life member after following the due procedure through the state branch.

Documents required:

  • IADVL membership form filled online
  • A letter from the head of the specialty department where they are studying, stating the date of their joining the postgraduate course and the date of its due completion
  • Copy of MBBS degree certificate
  • Copy of MBBS registration certificate (MCI/State Medical Council).
  • Rs.8642/- via online payment gateway. It includes:
Central Fund Contribution Branch Contribution Journal Contribution Application Processing fee Total
Rs 4800/- Rs 1800/- Rs 1800/- Rs 242/- Rs 8642/-

(c) Associate Life Member

Associate Life Membership can be awarded to doctors & other specialists working in the field of dermatology, venereology and leprology (e.g. dermatopathologists, academicians, researchers and scientists). They will not have any voting rights and cannot hold any IADVL post.

Documents required:

  • IADVL membership form filled online
  • Copy of degree Certificate (MD, PhD)/Proof of qualification
  • Copy of MBBS registration certificate (MCI/STATE Medical Council)
  • Rs.8642/- via online payment gateway. It includes:
Central Fund Contribution Branch Contribution Journal Contribution Application Processing fee Total
Rs 4800/- Rs 1800/- Rs 1800/- Rs 242/- Rs 8642/-

(d) Provisional Life Member (PLM) to Life Member (LM)

PLM have to send their qualification certificate within 5 years of their registration for the postgraduate course to the Honorary Secretary General (National) in order to become permanent life members. In case they fail to do so, in the defined period, they will have to register once again as a Life member after following the due procedure through the state branch.

Documents required:

  • Copy of MD/DIPLOMA/DNB Certificate/ Proof of qualification
  • Copy of registration certificate (MCI/STATE Medical Council) with additional qualification
  • NOC from State of registration of PLM in case of transfer of membership to another state
  • No additional fee is required to be paid.
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