The principal harbour master, or any person who in the normal course of their duties is expected to deputise for the principal harbour master, of any statutory port or harbour in the UK, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man is eligible to become a Full Member of the UKHMA.
There is provision also for other senior port marine officers, and any person interested in upholding the objectives of the Association, to become Associate Members.
Presently there are approximately 350 Full and Associate Members of the UKHMA.
Commercial Membership is also invited from companies and other organisations whose business or profession includes the supply of certain goods, services and/or technical information that relate directly to harbour masters’ duties or needs. The number of firms and other organisations admitted as Commercial Members is limited by reference to the number of Full Members.