Joining as a member

It is not currently possible to join the scheme as a new member.

Bristol Pay accounts will be launched soon. Bristol Pound members will be invited to create a Bristol Pay account once the new platform is launched. 

If you are not currently a member but would like to be one of the first to join on the new platform, sign up to hear the latest news by clicking the newsletter link here

Paper Bristol Pounds will remain in circulation until their expiry date of September 30th 2021. There will then follow a 3 month period in which the expired paper pounds can be paid into a Bristol Pay account and exchanged for sterling.

Visit the FAQs page for more information. If you have any further questions, please contact us on

We look forward to welcoming you to Bristol Pay. Together we can create a greener, fairer and stronger local economy.