Join IPA

The IPA is inviting public participation worldwide from various technical fields especially related to the Press-in engineering such as environmental, geotechnical, mechanical, instrumentation and construction engineering.


 IPA membership includes various advantageous benefits. Also, members can join our global network of the organizations cooperating with the IPA.
  • You can attend and make presentations at International conferences/symposia/seminars held/co-sponsored by the IPA.
  • You can regularly receive an IPA Newsletter (quarterly periodicals) by e-mail.
  • You can submit articles to IPA Newsletter.
  • You can attend at events held by the IPA at special member prices.
  • You can purchase IPA publications at special member price.
  • You can joint work and research collaboration regarding the Press-in Method.
  • You can access to case studies and research papers on the IPA website.
  • Priority invitations to events held by the Japan Press-in Association (JPA) will be distributed.
1. Individual Members
  • Voting rights at the IPA assembly
  • Taking part in IPA standing and special committees
2. Corporate Members
  • Voting rights at IPA assembly as corporate members according to the type of corporate membership
  • Linking corporate websites to/from IPA website
  • Exchange information and Join research regarding the Press-in Method, engineering, research and articles
  • Supports to event held by corporate members
3. Student Members
    Student Members : Refer to the common benefit
How to Apply the IPA Membership
Types of Membership Annual Fee Application form
Individual Members  
JPY 10,000 PDF
JPY 1,000,000
JPY 500,000
Silver JPY 300,000
Bronze JPY 100,000
  Student Members Free  PDF

Step 1       Please check the types of membership and annual fees first, then fill in the application form.
                  After that, please e-mail the application to the IPA Secretariat (

Step 2       After the IPA secretariat receives the application, we will send the e-mail regarding  the
                  temporary registration and the payment.

Step 3      According to the guidance written in the e-mail, we would like you to complete the payment.

Step 4      The e-mail regarding the registration will be delivered by e-mail after the payment

Step 5      The IPA membership card will be delivered shortly.

  • The financial year of International Press-in Association (IPA) runs from 1 April until 31 March in the following year.
  • When corporate members join after 1 October, the annual fee may be reduced by 50%.
  • Receipts regarding membership isn’t usually issued. If necessary, please contact the IPA Secretariat after sending the application.
  • The credit card payment will be available from Oct 2017.



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