Category A members represent a National or Federal Archives institution.

Category A membership to ICA gives you the right to vote at the Annual General Assembly (4 votes) and to become a member of the Forum of National Archivists.


  • hardcopy subscription to the ICA's professional journal Comma
  • Private access to the “members only” space on the ICA website
  • Exclusive on-line access to ICA publications (ICA's newsletter Flash, Comma)
  • Unlimited access to all website resources
  • Eligibility to apply for PCOM and FIDA project funding
  • Opportunity to debate and share ideas with other archive professionals worldwide
  • Access to the ICA private working space and the projects supported by ICA
  • Advertise and issue invitations on the ICA website to a global audience for your own events
  • Invitation to the ICA Congresses and Annual Conferences
  • Preferential rate for every ICA event

Membership is valid for one calendar year, from the 1st of January to the 31st of December.

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