Please read the instructions carefully!

Everyone is welcome to become a SVIMS member. Upon completion of Membership payment, you will instantly gain access to our online Members Only website area and all of its features. In addition, if you wish, you will be notified by email regarding speakers and other special events (Forays, Cowichan Weekend Foray, Mushroom Show etc).

Please note, there are special processes in place for Memberships of Minors. Please complete the process as documented here: Minors Membership application process. Please note that Minors do not have independent access to the Members Only content on the website. SVIMS does not collect email addresses of Minors.

*To Existing Members*: Do not purchase a new membership here.  If you wish to renew your existing membership, you must first login. Then you may renew by coming back to this page and selecting  Renew . There are important updates to the available membership types and failing to follow the instructions on the Renew page may result in loss of membership subscription time.

*Here are the steps for a NEW Member*:

1) To become a member, you must first create an account.This first step simply registers your pertinent information in our database and enables payment for membership privileges. You must have created an account and be logged in to pay for membership.

2) After your account has been created, login to your account and come back to this page for credit card payment.

Price: $25 (for 12 months)

Renew or Join by paying with Credit Card

Note: For any questions and comments regarding registering please contact the SVIMS Membership Coordinator at