Subscription Fees

Learn About Discounts in Your Country

Bookshare®'s fee structure is based on the World Bank designation of countries as being high-income, upper-middle income, lower-middle income or lower-income. All fees listed below are in U.S. Dollars (USD).

List of country income levels as determined by the World Bank.



High Income (no discount)

Countries such as: U.S.*, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, and most European countries

• $50 annual subscription fee
  (up to 200 books per month)

Upper-Middle Income

Countries such as: Argentina, Brazil, China, Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico, Romania, South Africa and Turkey

• $35 annual subscription fee
  (up to 200 books per month)

Low or Lower-Middle Income

Countries such as: Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Philippines, and Sri Lanka

• $24 annual subscription fee
  (up to 200 books per month)

* U.S. Students: Through an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Bookshare offers free membership to U.S. Students who are enrolled in a 4-week or longer course at a valid U.S. school. 

U.S. Schools can also obtain free organizational memberships via this award.   Read more about the OSEP Award.