These step-by-step creation guides are intended to be an easy-to-read introduction to the process of creating a Wikimedia affiliates. While they are not exhaustive and do not take into account differences between jurisdictions, they are the first stop for anyone thinking of forming Wikimedia chapters, Wikimedia thematic organizations, or Wikimedia user groups.
In some circumstances it may be possible (or necessary) to go about affiliate creation in some other way. Please consult the Affiliations Committee about variations in procedure.
Presently creation guides exist for: