Qualifications for membership of Knights of Charity

Acceptance or denial of membership is based on the assessment of the human values and quality of character of the candidate, and without any distinction or discrimination based on religious beliefs, social classes, race, political tendencies, or physical disabilities.

After being reviewed and considered by the Board of Admissions only those candidates who meet the necessary requirements may be accepted.

The following guidelines could be regarded as sufficient initial and secure qualifications for membership:

  • To have at least, twenty-five years of age.
  • To be stable persons holding dignified and steady employment.
  • To be owners or partners of businesses which are morally, socially and politically well-considered.
  • To be practitioners of any liberal or learned profession or members of the Armed Forces.
  • To be retired persons or Veterans of Military Campaigns.
  • To be persons considered socially and professionally as capable, just, honest, compassionate and courageous.
  • To be religious individuals and practitioners of their faith, or to show deep respect for the religious options of each person, and to be involved in humanitarian activities. 
  • Although is not a requirement, candidates preferably shall be a part of the intellectual, artistic, economic, and political life of their countries.

The following circumstances are impediments to attaining membership:

  • To have delinquent or criminal records.
  • To exercise professions or lifestyles that could be viewed as dishonourable by social, legal, political or moral standards.

Candidates come only on Invitation. There is no provision to directly apply.

All candidates must be introduced, presented and proposed by an active Knight or Dame and the candidates shall submit via the sponsor supporting documentation to the Board of Admissions.

Basic details must be submitted in a Curriculum Vitae with two recent photographs in formal attire :

Any additional documentation or information requested by the Board in exceptional circumstances. (Under exceptional circumstances the Board of Admissions may request from the candidate any further additional documentation or information.)

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