The FCC is open to all and as an FCC member you will be welcomed as an integral part of one of the world’s finest social clubs. Members enjoy all the benefits and facilities found at its Lower Albert Road home and also receive the bi-monthly Club Magazine, “The Correspondent” as well as enjoying visiting membership rights to a host of reciprocal member clubs across the world.
The membership of the FCC is divided into several categories: (The following fees apply
for all applications that are approved after June 1, 2017).
Journalist: Bona fide journalists based in Hong Kong who make more than 50% of their income from their locally-based journalistic activities
Joining fee: HK$3,000
Monthly Subscription Fee:$1,100
Annual Payment of Monthly Subscription Fee:
If you make a one time annual payment of your monthly subscription in advance (presently $1,100 per month), the total payment of $12,800 rather than $13,200, representing a $400 discount.
For more details please download an application form here, or contact the Club’s Membership Department on (852) 2521 1511.
Visitors to Hong Kong who wish to use the club on the basis of being (i) absent members, (ii) visiting journalists, (iii) temporary members, or (iv) reciprocal club members are strongly encouraged to contact the club’s membership office before they visit Hong Kong. They may register at the club’s front office on their arrival, although processing may be delayed depending on the workload of the day.
(i) Absent Members* should visit www.fcchk.org/club-rules/#17 for more information about absent member policies as stipulated in the Club’s By-laws.
(ii) (iii) or (iv) visiting journalists, temporary members and reciprocal club members, for more information about the registration process and the documents required, should visit the website’s FAQ’s “May overseas visitors use the FCC?” section at www.fcchk.org/faq. For more details about visiting member policies, as stipulated in the Club’s By-laws, please visit www.fcchk.org/club-rules/#18.
For registration, please bear in mind that the Front Office is open on weekdays from 9am to 9pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 12.30pm.
Contact the Club before you plan to visit at firstname.lastname@example.org; provide the Club at least three days advance notice of your arrival.
* PLEASE NOTE:
• An Absent Member is a former Active Member now residing outside Hong Kong.
• A fee of HK$2,000 will be charged each time an Active Member becomes an Absent Member.
The Human Rights Press Awards are run by the FCC, Amnesty International Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The 22nd annual awards were held on May 12, 2018, in a ceremony at the FCC. Click here to find out who won.