Frequently Asked Questions

Who are eligible to join AYS 2018?

The qualifications of AYS 2018 Delegates are as follows:

  1. Must be a citizen from the ASEAN Member-States* or ASEAN +3 Member-States**
  2. Must be 15-30 years of age
  3. Must be mentally and physically fit to travel

If you are not from an ASEAN Member-State, you may join the summit as an observer.

*ASEAN Member-States: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

**ASEAN +3 Member-States: Japan, China, Korea

What is the difference between “observer” and “delegate?”

An observer is a participant of the ASEAN Youth Summit 2018 who is not from an ASEAN member state. All participants who are not from the ASEAN member states are required to participate as an observer. An observer will receive the same package as of the delegate which includes the talks, meals, field trip, and other activities. However, an observer will not be able to join the case study competition.

All participants from the ASEAN member states are required to apply as a delegate. They are entitled to the full package which includes the talks, meals, field trip, and other activities. Delegates will also be able to participate in the case study competition. Participants from the ASEAN member states are NOT allowed to register as an observer.

What is the application process for AYS 2018?

  1. Submit your application form
  2. Wait for the application results and payment details via email
  3. Pay the registration fee
  4. Send your proof of payment
  5. Wait for the confirmation email

When and how should I pay for the summit?

The payment details for the summit will be sent to you via email after the submission of your application form.

What are the inclusions of the summit fee?

The registration fee is inclusive of the following: Conference Fee, Field Trip, Meals, Transportation, Delegate Kit, AYS 2018 Shirt.

The delegate’s accommodation, airfare to and from the Philippines, and the transportation expenses from the delegate’s hotel to the summit venues will be at the expense of the delegate.


Is there a registration cancellation/refund policy?

A strict no refund policy will be observed. Any paid applicant who wishes to withdraw their participation from the summit will not be able to receive a refund.


For more information, get the event primer here!