3 Methods to Cancel GMB Union Membership 

GMB Union is a general trade union in the UK and Ireland which has members in nearly most of the industrial sectors. It is a large union with more than 560,000 members (about half the population of Maine) across the nation. It represents workers from industries such as Retail, Security, Schools, Logistics, Social Care and Local Government. 

Members can get legal Representation, Legal advice, Training, and even Financial Support for special cases with their membership. The Union charges £ 14.57 per month for full-time members and £8.40 for part-time members and members under 18 years. 

But do you feel like your union membership is not worth the money, or you may feel that you may not require it with your current employment? 

 If so, in that case, in this article, we will help you through the process of canceling your GMB membership. 

Ways to Cancel a GMB Union membership:  

  • Via Phone 
  • Via Email 
  • Via Online (Live Chat) 

How do you cancel GMB Union membership via phone?  

Customer support office hours

Office hours – 9 am – 4 30 pm 
  • Contact the GMB customer support at 020 7391 6700.
  • After getting connected with the customer support, tell them that you would like to cancel your membership. 
  • Customer Support will request your account details, membership details, membership number and reason for cancellation. 
  • Provide them with a date from which you want your membership to end. 
  • Ask them to send you a confirmation email after the cancellation process. 

How to cancel GMB Union membership via email? 

  • Compose an email containing your name, address, membership details, and membership number. 
  • Include the subject as “Request for Membership Cancellation”. 
  • Include your reason for cancellation and the date you want to take your cancellation to take effect. 
  • Send the email to [email protected]  and wait for them to reply. 

How to cancel GMB Union membership via Mail?  

To cancel via Mail, you can mail your letter to any GMB office near your location. To find out which offices are located near you, go to the GMB official website /contact us and enter your postal code or address.  

  • Write a mail containing your name, address, account details, and membership number. 
  • Include the subject as “Request for Membership Cancellation”. 
  • Sign the letter and include a reason for your cancellation. 
  • Send the mail to the nearest office branch. You may need to wait some days as GMB gets hundreds of mails every day. 

Information – Required for Cancellation 

  • First Name 
  • Last Name 
  • Contact Number 
  • Email Address 
  • Membership Number 
  • Reason for Cancellation 
  • Other membership details 

Important Details to Know 

Customer support London020 8202 8272
Customer Support BrigHouse0345 337 7777
Customer Support Newcastle0345 337 7777

Do I have to pay a cancellation fee on GMB Union membership?

No, members do not have to pay any kind of cancellation fee on their cancellation. Members are also allowed to cancel their membership anytime .

Will I be refunded after my cancellation?  

No customers are not refunded after their membership cancellation. However, customers can still access the benefits and services the union provides until the end of the billing cycle

Can I pause my GMB Union membership? 

Although the Union does not provide a way for its members to officially stop their membership there are special cases where members of more than 1 year can pay a reduced amount of just 22p per month. 

Such special cases include: 

  • Maternity or shared paternal leave 
  • Unemployed status 
  • Suffering from a health condition 

Conclusion: GMB Union is one of the largest unions in the United Kingdom, providing exclusive benefits to its members. However, members who are not satisfied with the union may cancel their membership may cancel it any time by getting in touch with their customer support without having to pay any cancellation fee.

Learn more about Cancel Smartly.

Leave a Comment