To be a Business Consumer Alliance Member, a business applicant must agree to abide by the bylaws of Business Consumer Alliance as revised from time to time. They must also abide by the membership standards, which are listed below. All applications for membership are subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. Applicants and members must pay dues either monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually. All BCA memberships are annual memberships, regardless of payment terms, and dues paid are non-refundable. Any payment which is delinquent for more than 30 days will result in automatic termination of the membership. All applications are subject to Business Consumer Alliance's Terms and Conditions.

The current membership standards are:

  1. A. Have been in business for six months immediately preceding the membership application date; or, have formerly been in another similar business that meets BCA membership standards.
     
  2. B. Fulfill all applicable licensing and bonding requirements that bear on the reliability of the business.
     
  3. C. Be free from any governmental action that materially affect the reliability of the business.
     
  4. D. Pay dues as determined by the Board of Directors.
     
  5. E. Not engage in any deceptive or misleading advertising practices as determined by BCA, and not engage in any practice or activity which bear unfavorably on BCA’s reputation.
     
  6. F. To use the BCA name, initials and logo in accordance with BCA policy.
     
  7. G. Supply background information about the company, its principals and employees, and other information BCA needs in order to provide inquirers with factual reports relating to the reliability of the business.
     
  8. H. To promptly and thoroughly respond to all complaints forwarded by BCA to the company and for which BCA deems to be material, in its sole judgment, and to make a good faith effort to resolve such disputes.
     
  9. I. To cooperate with BCA in eliminating the underlying cause(s) of serious and/or patterns of complaints.
     
  10. J. Maintain a rating with BCA of “C” or higher.