The membership fee for one year of € 22,50 gives members the right to use all the facilities of the library and to borrow books. Students and holders of the Amsterdam 'Stadspas' pay € 17,50 per annum.

When registering the following documents should be produced:

- proof of identity (valid passport, identity card, or driving license)
- proof of current address (for example, a recent bank statement or similar document)
- if applicable, a student card, or “Stadspas”.