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The Portuguese Surf School Association is continuously striving to get more benefits for its members, through the establishment of determinant partnerships with entities in the areas of promotion, development, and regulation of commercial surfing. Specifically, we highlight the following advantages currently offered to all our associated members:

  • Permanent involvement of all associated members, in decisions and proposals regarding regulation, planning and training for the learn-to-surf sector.

  • Global representation of the challenges faced by the whole sector, to the main public entities and organizations, responsible for its regulation.

  • Representation and defense of everyone’s interests with the relevant national, regional, and local institutions.

  • Representation in promotional moments developed by AESP and it's partners.

  • Support and developments of projects and funding applications.

  • Query handling and regular information about the sector’s general and specific subjects.

  • Participation in  training and workshops, as well as in every official event promoted by AESP.

  • Promotion in the AESP's website, including the presence in the interactive map and Members page.

  • Support in legal issues.

  • Exclusive access to the Members Area, with privileged fundamental information, and to clarify any possible doubt and join the Members’ forum.

  • Access to the  Surf Professionals Platform  to find and hire qualified and experienced workers.

  • Access to the  AESP's Surf School Quality Certificate .

  • Commercial advantages resulting from partnerships established by AESP.

  • Greater proximity and ease of access to the AESP's  Partners.



Any individual or organization, who accept the Statutory conditions and present the following documents, can become members of the Portuguese Surf Schools Association:

  • Registration Form properly filled (download)

  • Commercial Activity Registration

  • Proof of Registration as a Tourism Operator (RNAAT)

  • Personal Accidents and Civil Liability Insurance

  • Proof of Licensing


*The membership fees will be revised at the end of each year, and may be subject to changes

Fees for the year 2022, valid for 12 months:

  • Trainers and Coaches: €20

  • Surf Schools and Surf Camps: €120

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