A member can withdraw from membership any time. A member wishing to withdraw is kindly advised to contact VCCI to inform his intention and receive the form "Notice of Withdrawal" from VCCI to be filled out and sent back. In doing so the member shall submit the form prescribed separately to VCCI at least two months in advance. When VCCI receives the form filled out and unpaid account, if any, is settled, the withdrawal is completed. A member who withdrew from VCCI membership is no longer allowed to market and ship products with VCCI mark affixed on them.
A member is also regarded as withdrawn if either of the following situations occurs.
- Annual membership fee is in arrear and is still arrear after the end of fiscal year passed in disregard of reminders. VCCI will send dunning letters if the status of arrears persists. If the status will not change after that, VCCI may disclose the name of the member in the “list of delinquent members” in the VCCI Website.
- The corporate body or organization of the member was disbanded or went into bankruptcy
A member forfeits VCCI membership if either of the following situations occurs and the Board of Directors adopts a resolution on the expulsion of the member.
- The member violated rules or Article of Incorporation of VCCI
- The member defamed VCCI or committed an act against the purpose of VCCI
The member expulsed will receive a notice of expulsion. VCCI may disclose the name of expulsed member in the “list of expulsed members” in the VCCI Website.
A member who forfeited VCCI membership is no longer allowed to market and ship products with VCCI mark affixed on them.