The due date for payment is 28 (or 29) February of the year for your account to be on good standing. It is to be noted that due to the international transfer and local bank process, it might take a few days to receive the fund transfer into our bank account.AFRINIC recommends that the Resource Member ensures that the payment is effected much earlier to ensure that it reaches AFRINIC on/before the date of the invoice due.
The registered Billing Contact obtains a copy of their Statement of Account by logging onto our portal my.afrinic.net and follow the simple step by step procedures:
AFRINIC has two modes of payment:
An organisation that is not in good standing will not be able to vote in Board elections, or vote on any resolutions presented to Members.
The organisation will also be denied any additional services from AFRINIC.
If annual fees remain unpaid after 6 months, then the closure process will be initiated, and the organisation may lose its AFRINIC membership and have its Internet Number Resources reclaimed.
Login to the MyAFRINIC portal, and a message should appear on the screen if your organisation is not in good standing. To be sure, you can also view your statement of account and check whether there is an unpaid balance.
If there is an unpaid balance, check whether it’s from an invoice that is overdue (in which case the member is not in good standing), or an invoice that has not yet reached its due date (in which case the member is still in good standing, until the due date arrives).
The term “Member in good standing” means an AFRINIC Member who has completed all necessary formalities, whose membership remains current, and who has no unsettled financial debt due to AFRINIC (see Bylaws article 6.4(iii)). Invoices that have been issued, but that have not yet reached the date when payment is due, shall not be considered as fees that are due to AFRINIC.