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Any firm or company having a place of business located in the Philippines and engaged in the distribution of merchandise or rendering of services directly to the consumer in the homes as distinguished from sales contracts made by direct mail or any stores or showrooms of the persons, firm or company, shall be eligible to apply for Ordinary membership defined below and to exercise full voting rights in the affairs of the Association.
The requirements of Ordinary membership are as follows:
(a.)That the applicant has a capitalization of not less than P2,500,000 or that the Annual Sales Volume is not less than P10,000,000.
(b.)That the applicant has been established in the Philippines or elsewhere for a period of not less than one year.
(c.)That the merchandise or service distributed by the applicant is of merchantable quality.
(d.)That the applicant is involved in ethical sales practices.
(e.)To abide by the Constitution and Code of Ethics.
Notwithstanding the above, any member shall have the right to object to the admission of any applicant for membership with the Association on the ground(s) that the applicant, though complying with the requirements set forth, can produce additional reasons and/or evidence to substantiate that the admission of the applicant may be contrary to the furtherance of the objectives of the Association.