To All UK or Virtus Classified Athletes (All Sports)
|The 2021 UK and International licence fees for British athletes are now due. Fees are payable across all sports and for all athletes.
UKSA is the Virtus member nation for Great Britain. Each year we contact athletes for licence fees to be paid. The Virtus fee is then passed to Virtus by UKSA.
Information on Fees
UK Fee – £15 for all British Athletes
All classified athletes (II1, II2, II3) whether at UKSA (UK) or Virtus (International) level are asked to pay the 2021 UK fee of £15.
Benefits: Once your UK fee is paid:
International Fee – £25 – for British athletes with a Virtus (Inas) Classification
If you have a Virtus II1, II2 or II3 classification, you can choose whether to pay the 2021 Virtus international licence fee of £25. This is in addition to the UK fee.
Benefits: once your international fee is paid
If you choose not to pay the Virtus international licence fee, you will be listed as ‘inactive’ on the Virtus Master List and will not receive the benefits listed above.
UPDATED INFORMATION ON VIRTUS FEE FOR WORLD PARA SWIMMERS ONLY (30 June 2021)
If you are a swimmer on a WCP Paralympic programme, British Swimming has advised that yearly licence fees and an ‘active’ status on the Virtus master list is not required for para events. Therefore WPS selection and consideration will not be effected.
If you wish to be considered for Virtus events you will need to appear as ‘active’ on the Virtus master list.
It is entirely your choice if you wish to appear as ‘active’ on the Virtus master list. If you are a WPS/WCP swimmer and have already paid the £25 Virtus fee and wish now to have a refund, please contact UKSA by close of business on Friday 2nd July 2021.
Please continue to pay the UK licence fee of £15 as normal.
UPDATED INFORMATION – ATHLETICS (As of 15 July 2021)
If you are on a British Athletics Paralympic programme, British Athletics has advised that yearly licence fees and an ‘active’ status on the Virtus master list is not required. Therefore it is not required for WPS selection or consideration.
It is entirely your choice if you wish to be seen as ‘active’ on the Virtus list. If you are a WPS athlete and have already paid the £25 Virtus fee and wish now to have a refund please contact UKSA by close of business on Thursday 21st July 2021.
Please continue to pay the £15 UK licence fee as normal.