Organisations from an ITU country with an activity in the field of broadcasting which for any reason do not qualify for membership or associate membership but whose participation in certain EBU activities is considered useful for the Union may be admitted as approved participants in those fields.
Applications for approved participant status may be submitted at any time, after which the requisite consultations are held within the EBU bodies concerned. Admission is for a maximum of five years, with the possibility of renewal. Approved participants pay an annual subscription.
(*) Interim membership