License to operate the Award in India

The Award Programme Foundation (APF), a Registered Charitable Trust, with the Charity Commissioner in Mumbai, and is licensed to run The International Award for Young People (IAYP) in India by The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation based in London.

The Award Programme is available to young people in the ages 14 to 25, and the YES Centre License is mandatory for the Operating Award Authority/ School/ Unit. The participant registration fee for Bronze & Silver level of the Award from YES Centres has been revised to Rs 1000/- (Rs. One Thousand only) and Gold Level Rs.1500/- (Rs. One Thousand Five Hundred only) for Semi Offline and Online Record Book Participants. The registration fee for Open Award Centre Participants is Rs. 1500 (Rs. One Thousand five hundred only). Annual Licensee fees for YES Centre is Rs.15,000 (includes Goods and Service Tax), for corporate partners & multi-unit Foundations is Rs. 40,000 (includes Goods and Service Tax) and for Trained Activity Providers (such as adventure and skill operator) is Rs. 35,000 (includes Goods and Service Tax).

Participant Registration Fee for Bronze & Silver Level.

Participant Registration Fee for Gold Level

Rs. 1000/- (Rs. One Thousand only)

Rs. 1500/- (Rs. One Thousand Five Hundred only)

Open Award Participant Registration FeeRs. 1500/- (Rs. One Thousand Five Hundredonly)
YES CentresRs. 15,000/- (Rs. Fifteen Thousand  only)
Corporate Partners & multi-unit FoundationsRs. 40,000/- (Rs. Forty Thousand only)
Trained Activity ProvidersRs. 35,000/- (Rs. Thirty Five Thousand only)

The National Licensed Operator (NLO) can alone operate the Award Programme. The NLO is also referred to as the YES (Youth Engaging Society) Centre, is issued to any long standing school, college, society or a registered body keen to operate the Award Programme. The YES Centre partners with the NAA office and helps deliver The Award Programme to participants and young people in the community.

All Schools, Colleges, Award Units and Operators in India must have a valid License to operate The International Award Programme. Please check your records and ensure that you have a renewed/ current License to operate The Award Programme. The NAA Office is committed to assisting you and ensuring that young people in India get the best possible support while they participate in The Award Programme.

The NAA mandates that all Award Units and Licensed Operators use the Common Award Participation form. The Form has a unique number and is tracked by us. The Forms are supplied free and are to be filled and submitted to NAA India office for the Database Registry, as per the IAA License needs. From April 1, 2020, the participant registration fee for the Award from YES Centres has been revised to Bronze & Silver Level Rs 1000/- (Rs. One Thousand only)  and Gold Level Rs. 1500/-(Rs. One Thousand Five Hundred only) Semi Offline and Online Record Book Participants. The registration fee for Open Award Centre Participants is Rs. 1,500 (Rs. One Thousand Five Hundred only).

YES Centers