Membership

Categories of Membership

Membership will be offered in any one of the following categories:-

  • Temporary Cat "A" Armed Forces Serving / Retired Persons
  • Temporary Cat "B" Civilian Persons
  • Permanent Cat "A" Defence Serving / Retired Persons
  • Permanent Cat "B" Civilian Persons
  • Household
  • Golden Membership
  • DHA Officials Cat D
  • Special Membership Cat Gratis A, Gratis B, Corporate Members
  • Temporary Mess Membership (TMM) Serving Armed Forces Officers staying at Karachi
  • Dining Membership

Eligibility

All persons registered in the following categories of DHA are eligible to apply for membership of Defence Authority Club:-

  • Armed Forces Officers (Serving/Retired) - Category 'A'
  • All Others - Category 'B'

CAT 'A' MEMBERSHIP (ARMED FORCES SERVING/RETIRED)

  • Persons holding Cat 'A' Membership of Defence Housing Authority are eligible to apply for membership of Defence Authority Club.
  • While filing in the application form, the membership number of DHA should be legibly quoted in the respective column.
  • Entrance Fee and security Deposit for membership will be paid in Pay Order/Bank Draft along with the application form.

CAT 'B' MEMBERSHIP (CIVILIAN)

  • Person holding Cat 'B' Membership of Defence Housing Authority are eligible to apply for membership of Defence Authority Club.
  • While filing in the application form, the membership number of DHA should be legibly quoted in the respective column.
  • Entrance Fee and Security Deposit can be paid in Pay Order/Bank Draft at the time of submission of application form.

All columns of Application Forms are to be filled with requisite information. No column is to be left blank. Applicant is proposed and Seconded by the two Permanent members of Defence Authority Club. For the convenience of the applicants a list of Club Members is available in the Club Office. Call up for Interview would be as per the waiting list maintained in the Club Office. In case applicant has been rejected membership, He / She is not eligible to apply for other DHA Clubs before expiry of one year from the date of rejection.

Membership Procedure

  • Checklist/requirements
    • DHA membership is mandatory and pre-requisite for acquiring membership of the club.
    • Any person seeking membership of DA Club will have to obtain membership application form worth Rs. 200/- from the club office while doing so he/ she is to give his / her name, address and telephone no to staff / supdt. A receipt is to be received by the potential member. The form can be collected from the office in between 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs.
  • Deposit of Application Forms
    • Desirous person will have to complete the form and all columns to be filled in properly/appropriately. Applicant will be responsible to get 1 proposer and 1 seconder out of members of DA Club. (A permanent / Temporary member may propose / second two candidates each in a calendar year). Following documents will invariably be attached with the form:-
      • 2 x photos of Self and spouse
      • Photocopy of CNIC, self and spouse.
      • Photocopy of academic/ professional qualifications.
      • Photocopy of birth certificates / registration form "B" of children.
      • Children photos
      • Photocopy of DHA membership card / document.
    • On receipt of membership form duly completed by the candidate it will be checked / scrutinized thoroughly before acceptance. If found correct/ complete in all respect, requisite payment of entrance fee/security deposit will be received from the candidate through crossed cheque/pay order. He / She will be given a computer generated receipt for the payment. Cashier receiving the payment will endorse this aspect i.e. entrance fee and security deposit in the relevant space of form and sign accordingly.
    • Form then will be handed over to Administrative segment for further sending to DHA Head Office for verification of DHA membership number and validity thereto.
    • On receipt from DHA Head Office duly verified, necessary particulars will be noted for ease of interview by the executive committee.
  • Selection Procedure
    • Once minimum of 5 candidates are in the waiting, date for holding executive committee meeting will be fixed and approved by the Administrator (Chairman) through a minute sheet. Applicants will be sent invitation to appear before the executive committee along with his / her spouse. The potential candidates will be reminded on telephone 24 hours prior to the meeting of the date, time and dress.
  • Result
    • Successful candidates are issued with a confirmation letter showing his / her membership number and other details of facilities within two weeks of the interview . The member will then collect temporary membership cards, rules/byelaws book, after which the membership file is passed on to billing section for further maintenance and record.
    • From now onwards all problems / queries will be looked after by the billing section and forms for magnetic card will also be issued to them.

Absentee Membership

Rules regarding absentee membership are as follows:-

  • Minimum period of absence is 6 months.
  • Maximum period of absence is 5 years.
  • Any previous arrears / dues should be cleared in FULL.
  • Members / Households cards are to be deposited in the club.
  • 6 Months absentee fee @ Rs 1650/- per month as normal members and @ Rs. 825/- per month as senior citizen members is to be deposited in advance.
  • If the member is also a member of another club of the Defence Authority, he/she and his / her households cannot use the facilities of the club also, during the absentee period.
  • If prior to completion of six months period the club facilities are used, then for the entire period full subscription would be charged.

ENTRANCE FEE & SECURITY DEPOSIT

Categories
Entrance Fee (Rs)
Security Deposit (Rs)
Total (Rs)
Annual Renewal Fee (Rs)
Remarks
Cat 'A'
75,000/-
25,000/-
100,000/-
Cat 'B'
900,000/-
100,000/-
1000,000/-
Cat 'B' (House Hold above two years)
297,000/-
100,000/-
397,000/-
Transfer Cat 'A'
(15% of entrance fee & Security of cat 'B' members)
135000/-
15000/-
150,000/-
Transfer Cat 'B'
(20% of entrance fee & Security of cat 'B' members)
180000/-
20000/-
200,000/-
Cat 'R' Corporate
1,200,000/-
150,000/-
1,350,000/-
Rs 80,000/- on change of M/Ship
Gratis 'A'
100,000/-
65,000/-
165,000/-
2000/-
Gratis 'B'
150,000/-
65,000/-
215,000
1000/-
DHA Official
10,000/-
7,000/-
17,000
-
Diplomatic Corps
$500/-
$500/-
$1000
-
TMM
10,000/-
7,000/-
17,000
500/-
Temp Dining
5,000/-
5,000/-
10,000
1000/-

Monthly Subscription

Category
Type
Subscription(Rupees)
Subscription Senior citizen(Rupees)
Subscription Household under 12(Rupees)
Subscription Household over 12(Rupees)
Cat "A" Temporary
TR
2200
1100
550
880
Cat "A" Permanent
PR
1870
935
385
660
Cat "B" Temporary
TA
3300
1650
550
880
Cat "B" Permanent
PA
2200
1100
385
660
Gratis "A"
GA
3300
-
550
880
Gratis "B"
GB
3300
-
550
880
Corporate Member
CM
4950
-
550
880
Official Member
OM
1870
-
330
550
Temporary Mess Members
TMM
2200
-
330
550
Diplomatic Corps
DM
$550
-
$6
$8