CSA MEMBER CATEGORIES
Start-up and fledging businesses that primarily collect debt or offer ancillary services such as customer trace, occupy this category of Membership. On completion of two years trading history, these businesses are automatically upgraded to Full Members.
Companies where any or a combination of the above is the primary source of revenue for the company. To apply for full membership you must have a minimum of two years trading accounts.
Companies that fall into this category could be accountants, banks and building societies etc. Affiliate membership incorporates all businesses that carry out the function of debt collection as a secondary activity in relation to their everyday business enterprise – and have been doing so for at least one year.
Debt collection is the primary source of revenue, but the company is registered in a country outside the United Kingdom and has been trading for at least one year.