Membership Application

How to Become a LION

Membership in a Lions club is by invitation. If you’re interested in being invited to join an existing Lions club:

  • Fill out and submit the online form below.
  • Download the pdf form from the New Members area, fill out, then submit the form below to your local Lions club in person or by mail.
  • Contact Lions Clubs International Headquarters at


Membership Form

Online form for New Membership Application


New Members

  • Application for Membership (me6b.pdf)
  • Your Family Can Make a Difference (mpfm8.pdf)
  • I am a Lion (me37.pdf)
  • Lions Make a Difference (me40.pdf)
  • Induction Ceremony Suggestions (me22.pdf)
  • Mission Statement & Code of Ethics Pocket Folder (me33.pdf)

Membership Orientation and Development

  • Membership Orientation Guide (4 Mb) (me13.pdf)
  • Lions Orientation Refresher Series – Our Illustrious History (me13b.pdf)
  • DG/VDG Election Complaints Procedures (dgvdg_election.pdf)
  • Lions Orientation Refresher Series – Purpose, Ethics and You (me13c.pdf)
  • Lions Orientation Refresher Series – Your Club, Your District (me13d.pdf)
  • Lions Orientation Refresher Series – Your International Association (me13e.pdf)
  • Lions Orientation Refresher Series – Membership Development, Extension and Leadership (me13f.pdf)
  • Sponsorship is an Important Responsibility (me21.pdf)