How to join AVS
1. Joining procedure
Flowchart for AVS Membership Application
1. AVS Workgroup refers to the Audio Video Coding Standard
Workgroup of China.
2. MII stands for Ministry of Industry and Information
Technology, People’s Republic of China.
2. Download application forms
The relevant documents including but not limited to:
1) AVS Application Form.
2) Registration form of Electronic Standard Workgroups
Members under MII.
3) AVS Member Agreement.
4) Default Licensing Form of AVS.
a. The secretariat of AVS workgroup reserves rights to
interpret the documents above.
b. How to send AVS these forms?
Firstly send to AVS (contact us) via E-mail three electronic
forms, namely, AVS application Form, Registration form and
Default Licensing Form, which could be downloaded above.
After initial interview by AVS and once when the electronic
forms are deemed as qualified, we will inform you by e-mail
to post to us the originally executed hard copy of all the
four application forms listed above.
and bank information
The expenses of the AVS are primarily met by the membership
fees paid by AVS member bodies. Members shall pay an annual
membership fees. The current annual dues are 8000 RMB Yuan
For the first payment of the new applicant for AVS
membership, if it happens in the first half of the year
(January 1st to June 30th), fees of the whole year have to
be paid, if in the second half of the year (July 1st to
December 31st), half of the fees paid. Fees shall be due and
payable upon written commitment to join the Working Group.
Dues shall apply to the twelve-month period beginning on the
first day of the year, and shall be due and payable by the
end of the year. Members shall pay fees for the next year at
the end of this year, provided membership is retained for
the year to come. If any Member is delinquent in the payment
of dues, such Member’s rights shall be deemed suspended upon
written notice from the Working Group until all delinquent
dues are paid.
Please pay the dues by bank transfer, the bank information
is as below:
Bank Name: Industrial and commercial bank of China, Beijing
municipal branch, Haidian Xiqu bank office
Bank Address: No. 65, Beisihuan Xilu, Haidian district,
Beijing 100080, P. R. China
Account Name: Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese
Academy of Sciences
Account Number: 02000045090881231-35
Swift Code: ICBKCNBJBJM
a.If you would like to pay dues by cash or check, please
b.We can not accept payment by Credit Card.
AVS classifies its members into Official members and
Observing members. The distinction between the two is
AVS Bylaws .
As stipulated in Section 3.3 Rights of Members, Official
Members shall have voting rights in the Working Group for
all purposes under these Bylaws. Observing Members shall
have no voting rights unless otherwise provided in the
Constitution or these Bylaws. Beyond the difference
concerning the voting rights, the Official Members and
Observing Members shall enjoy the same rights and bear the
The amount of membership fees for official members and
observing member is the same.