Full Membership are international sport federations that are accepted by the General Assembly/First Founder Member as the worldwide governing body for a given sport.
The main criteria for full membership are :
1). The applicant is a member-based international non-profit organization.
2). The applicant applies principles of good governance such as transparency, accountability, gender equity, non-discrimination, fairness etc.
3). The applicant's general assembly/first founder member is the supreme authority of the organization and elects the executive organs.
1). The candidate leading a sport games has 15 or more national member federations from a minimum of 2 continents.
2). A significant number of the candidate's members are recognized by their respective National Non-Olympic Committees (NNOCs) or National Sports Authorities (NSAs) as the sole national body governing their sport(s).
3). The first founder member can accept any application and grand full membership with no questions.
1). The applicant takes measures to promote the participation of women and persons with disabilities, sport for all, fair play, athletes health and safety, high standard arbitration and clear competition rules.
2). The applicant must be a signatory of the World Anti-Doping Code, have anti-doing rules in line with the World Anti-Doping Code and be actively involved in the fight against doping.
3). The applicant takes measures to protect the athletes and their entourage from corruption, illegal and irregular betting, fraud, and other harmful practices linked to sport.