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New membership system question and answer page

Q&A for Joining/Renewing MVT membership and setting up an account.

 

Firstly watch the guide videos on the MVT website that shows you how to set up an account and Join the MVT using the new electronic membership system called Sentinel. To watch the videos hover your mouse over the Join/Renew header and in the drop down menu select ‘Sentinel user help videos’.

 

Still have some questions?

 

How do I create an account?

Go to the MVT website and click on the Header marked Join/Renew. On that page there are all the details of what your membership includes. Scroll down through the page until you get to ‘HOW TO JOIN OR RENEW’ which explains what you have to do. If you want to create an account only, then select the blue button marked ‘Create an account or Login’.

On the next page below the Login button you will see ‘Don’t have an account? Create one now ‘ and click on the Create one now link.

Fill in all the details requested including the all-important e-mail address that you will need be able to access to continue with the process. Click create account and the next page will tell you that you have been sent a verification e-mail.

Click the Confirm link and it will then take you to the Login page for your account. You can now Login using your email address and the password you created. Now you are into your account you can now check your details by clicking on the button on the top right hand corner with you name on.

Select Data details and fill in the details asked for and click Update details.

Now you need to link your details to your existing card, so now select MY CARDS and that will allow you to select ‘Link an existing membership’. Fill in the details and click the NEXT button.

 

How do I update my details?

Go to the Join/Renew page and scroll to the bottom.

Select blue button ‘Create an account or Login’.

Type in your email address and your password.

Once in look at the top right hand corner of the page and click on the button with your name on.

Click on DATA DETAILS. On that page you will find three ‘Tabs’ ‘Personal Details’, ‘E-mail’ and ‘Password’.

Click on whichever ‘Tab’ you want to use. Once you have updated your details go to the bottom right of the page and click on ‘Update details’.

Please note it is your responsibility to ensure that your details are correct, if you change address, name or email address you must change these in your account yourself.

Happy you have made the changes you can Logout by clicking on your name at the top right of the page and then click on Logout.

To return to the MVT Home page click Home.

 

How do I check my renewal date?

Go to the Join/Renew page and scroll to the bottom.

Select blue button ‘Create an account or Login’.

Type in your email address and your password.

Once in look at the top right hand corner of the page and click on the button that says ‘My Cards’.

You will see a representation of an MVT membership card which has alongside it your name, membership number, membership type, expiry date and your status.

Happy you have made the changes you can Logout by clicking on your name at the top right of the page and then click on Logout.

To return to the MVT Home page click Home.

 

How do I cancel my Direct Debit?

Go to the Join/Renew page and scroll to the bottom.

Select blue button ‘Create an account or Login’.

Type in your email address and your password.

Once in look at the top right hand corner of the page and click on the button that says ‘My Cards’.

Underneath the representation of an MVT membership card with all your details you will see the large button ‘Cancel Direct Debit’.

Happy you have made the changes you can Logout by clicking on your name at the top right of the page and then click on Logout.

To return to the MVT Home page click Home.

 

How do I join the MVT?

If you are a new or your membership has expired you will need to set up an account. To do that follow these instructions:

Go to the MVT website and click on the Header marked Join/Renew. On that page there are all the details of what your membership includes. Scroll down through the page until you get to ‘HOW TO JOIN OR RENEW’ which explains what you have to do. If you want to create an account only, then select the blue button marked ‘Create an account or Login’.

On the next page below the Login button you will see ‘Don’t have an account? Create one now ‘ and click on the Create one now link.

Fill in all the details requested including the all-important e-mail address that you will need be able to access to continue with the process. Click create account and the next page will tell you that you have been sent a verification e-mail.

Click the Confirm link and it will then take you to the Login page for your account. You can now Login using your email address and the password you created. Now you are into your account you can now see two buttons ‘Link to an existing membership’ and ‘Apply for membership’.

Click ‘Apply for membership’ and select the type of membership you would like by clicking on the corresponding ‘Apply now’ button.

Once again we ask you to fill in the requested fields, name, surname etc. At the bottom there is a field for you to affiliate to one of the 36 areas of the MVT. This gives you voting rights at the selected area’s AGM, and informs the Area Secretary of new members joining within their catchment area.

Clicking the ‘Next’ button allows you to review your details to make sure they are correct.

Next we ask that you read the MVT’s Code of Conduct and our ‘Privacy Policy’ and tick the ‘I agree’ button.

There is the option of signing up to Gift Aid, this is voluntary but we do ask that you would agree to this, as the revenue it generates helps us keep the cost of your membership down. There is no financial implication to you, but you do need to be a UK tax payer.

Now click the OK button and it takes you to the payment selection page. You can choose to pay by Direct Debit (our preferred way of payment), Debit/Credit card or PayPal.

Fill in your details to make the payment happen and then click continue.

You will then have a page which tells you your payment is complete and again shows you all your details. You will also receive an e-mail confirming your successful application.

Happy you have succeeded to Join/Renew your membership you can Logout by clicking on your name at the top right of the page and then click on Logout.

To return to the MVT Home page click Home.