# Use membership features

Membership (opens new window) (only available in Japanese) is a monthly membership subscription feature available for the LINE Official Account. Users can subscribe to the membership plan on your LINE Official Account to receive exclusive member perks.

With the Messaging API, you can retrieve membership information with the following endpoints:

How to start a membership

You can set up and publish your membership on the LINE Official Account Manager (opens new window). For more information, see You can easily create subscription services on LINE! What is the "Membership" feature of the LINE Official Account? (opens new window) (only available in Japanese) in LINE for Business.

Currently, the membership feature is only available for LINE Official Accounts in Japan.

# Get a user's membership subscription status

This endpoint allows you to get information about the memberships to which the user specified by the user ID is subscribed. For more information, see Get a user's membership subscription status in the Messaging API reference.

# Get membership plans being offered

This endpoint allows you to get the membership plans that are currently being offered through your LINE Official Account membership. For more information, see Get membership plans being offered in the Messaging API reference.