It was resolved in the Annual General Body meeting at Chandigarh (2008) and Bangalore (2009) not to enroll any non-dermatologists, without any degree or diploma in the subject of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology as member of IADVL. Membership will be given strictly on basisi of the criteria decided in the AGBMs and published in the IADVL News (April 2008 and April 2009)

Life Members:
Only Medical Practitioners with qualification in Allopathic (Modern) Medicine under the Indian Medical Degrees act, 1916 Clause 2 Act VII and register able with any of the State Medical Councils of India and possessing a Post-Graduate qualification in Dermatology, Venereology and / or Leprology or DNB in Dermato-Venereology will be eligible and can become life member by paying a lump sum as mentioned hereinafter; at one time, and will enjoy all the privileges of an member.

Provisional Life Members:
Only post graduate students undergoing training in MCI recognized medical colleges/ postgraduate courses of this specialty or those pursuing DNB in Dermato-Venereology/DVL are eligible for this category. Please remember to attach a certificate from the head of the department where you are undergoing training. Mention the date of joining date & likely year of completion. All the PLMs need to submit their degree/diploma certificate to Hon Gen Secretary’s office within 5 years of becoming PLM to become Life members. NB. : Notwithstanding anything contained in the above, existing life members will continue to be so, irrespective of their academic qualifications.