Membership Details & Application

Level of membership: Platinum and Classic

Membership year: September 1st – August 31st

APPLICATION:Download (this link will open in a new tab).

Please kindly fill out the form, together with the payment bring to any coffee or tea to get registered.



Classic Level:  ¥300

  • Newcomers’ Welcome Gift
  • Classic Membership requires a payment of ¥100 for each Morning Coffee and ¥70 for Afternoon Tea attended.
  • Discounted fee for monthly lunches.
  • Discounted fee for monthly day trips.
  • Complimentary monthly gazette (9 issues per year).
  • Discounts at various local business and services.
  • Access to club sponsored activities
  • Member social groups and events

Platinum Level:  ¥800

  • Includes all of the above plus complimentary entry to Morning Coffees & Afternoon Teas.

There are more than 20 Morning Coffees and Afternoon Teas in the year.  If you plan to attend more than 5, it is beneficial to join at the Platinum level.  For those that choose to join Classic and later decide to upgrade, you may pay the ¥500 difference anytime in the year and receive your new card.  There will be no discounts or pro-rates later in the year for the upgrade.


Kindly Note:  The discounts and benefits provided by a GWIC membership are numerous and valuable, and the organization is a non-profit who gives considerably to local charities.  Therefore, we appreciate your understanding that no discounts or prorated membership fees will be granted for joining later in the year.