According to the statutes, any natural or legal person operating as principal activity a picture agency or picture archive in Switzerland or in the Principality of Liechtenstein can become an active member of SAB. Furthermore, anyone providing services closely related to picture agencies and archives as principal activity, such as the operation of a hosting platform or an RSI (reverse searching engine) for pictures or anyone engaged in stock photography can become an active member.

Prerequisite for admission are two years of active business in this field. Application forms can be obtained from the secretariat.