Foreign membership is for Adults (over 18) whose primary residence is outside of Canada. Foreign membership is non-voting. Below are requirements for foreign membership:
Please view the Club's Constitution and Code of Ethics prior to applying. These documents are also available by contacting the membership secretary. All applications must be sponsored by a current HFC voting member in good standing, who does not reside in the same household as the applicant. Casual acquaintance is not adequte for sponsorship. Please be sure to check with mentors/sponsors/references before providing their name as a referral and include sponsorship/referral letters as part of your completed application. All applications must be filled out in full and must be accompanied by a cheque payable in Canadian dollars made out to "Havanese Fanciers of Canada". Please note that a signed agreement of the club's Code of Ethics is included in all application forms and that all incomplete applications will be returned. Application does not guarantee acceptance. Any misrepresentation of facts on the application will be grounds for rejection. Application reviews take approximately four to eight weeks. You will be notified of the decision as soon as it is made. Upon approval, membership is active immediately. All memberships include a subscription to our quarterly newsletter.
Application for Foreign Membership (PDF)
What constitutes Active Participation?
There are so many things you can do to help. Active participation can include attendance at on-line meetings, planning/assisting at sanction matches; breed Boosters, Specialty, Pet Expos or Breed seminars; article submissions for the Newsletter, DIC Breedlines or Website; donations to the Rescue Auction, Specialty raffles, support for event trophies/prizes and other such activities that actively contribute to the National Club.