Find below the payment information to renew via Wise:
TransferWise EUR Bank code (SWIFT / BIC): TRWIBEB1XXX IBAN (to receive EUR from the EU only): BE90 9670 4426 7732 Account Holder: International Kiteboarding Organization, S.R.L. Address: TransferWise Europe SA, Square de Meeûs 38 bte 40, Brussels, 1000, Belgium
TransferWise USD Account Holder: International Kiteboarding Organization, S.R.L. Account Number: 8310019794 SWIFT/BIC: CMFGUS33 Bank Address: TransferWise, 19 W 24th Street, New York, NY 10010 , United States
Your profile will be updated within 2 working days once payment is received.
Can I renew my membership without logging into my profile?
You can renew your assistant or instructor membership with the Plus membership by following the previous link. Feel free to contact us if you need help logging into your profile to certify your students once your membership is active.
Can I renew or upgrade my membership plan before my expiry date to get insured?
Yes, you can renew or upgrade your plan before the expiry day to get insured.
Does membership renewal automatically include insurance?
Yes, all membership renewals include insurance, however you must select your membership plan based on the type of insurance you want to be covered by.
What happens if I want to renew after 2 years of being expired?
If you leave your membership expired for more than 2 months, you will have to pay late fees of $40 USD on top of your membership. Late fees encourage members to renew on time and cover additional administrative work involved in late renewals. The late fee will extend your membership by one year after the payment date where as the regular membership renewal extends your membership by one year after the current expiry date.
What happens if my membership expires?
From the day that your membership expires, you are no longer recognized as an IKO Instructor which means that you lose your license to teach and all the benefits associated with being a member of IKO including insurance coverage..
How can I set up an automatic renewal?
Next time that you renew your membership, choose “Automatic renewal with Paypal”. This will enable a recurring payment every year on your expiry date. Make sure that your Paypal account has funds.
Which payment methods can I use to renew?
You can pay with a credit card, bank transfer, or PayPal.
How much does it cost to renew my membership as an IKO Professional?
For Assistants, the Basic plan is $59.90 USD per year, the Plus plan The Basic plan for the Assistant membership is $59,90 USD while the Basic plan for the Instructor membership is $69,90 USD. The Premium plans start at $149.90 and give you access to exclusive IKO insurance, more content, benefits and privileges within IKO. If you’re not sure you want to go Premium, try some of the additional benefits first with the Plus plans starting at $119,90 per year and the Premium plan is $149.90 per year.
How can I renew my school membership?
If you are affiliated with the Free membership, your membership expires when your insurance does, you will only need to send us a copy of your renewed insurance.
Basic and Plus renewal, please log into your school account and click on the renew/upgraded buttom at the top of the right handside. Once the payment is completed, please send us the copy of your valid school insurance that covers kite activities.
How to renew my membership after more than 9 months of being expired?
IKO Instructors who have a membership expired for longer than 9 months, must pass the eCourse equivalent to their Instructor level and achieve 70% of correct answers.
You must then contact us and let us know what membership plan you want to renew to (Basic, Plus or Premium) and your preferred payment method (Paypal, bank transfer or credit card).
Each case is a special case, feel free to contact us for more information.IKO Instructors who have a membership expired for longer than 2 years, must attend an Instructor Equivalency Course (IEC) to re-activate their membership.
Check out the Training Calendar to find an IEC.IEC can be attended along with an ITC. Contact the school directly to enroll in the course and ask for the training fee.
How do I know when my IKO Instructor Membership expires?
You can check your membership status at any time by logging into your account and checking the expiration date on the homepage in the section named, "My Account." Members also start receiving membership renewal reminders 60 days before the membership expiry date.
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