Membership of WFDF is open to national flying disc organisations, uniquely representing one or more disc sports in that country. In addition, the organisation must:
- be organised with by-laws acceptable to WFDF;
- be open to participation without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex or sexual orientation;
- represent a minimum membership of 50 flying disc athletes; and
- be controlled by its members according to democratic principles.