Membership fees and charges

Annual subscriptions:

Studying Student Free

Student Employed
Annual subscription £146
1st Year* £49
2nd Year* £97

Annual subscription £146
1st Year* £49
2nd Year* £97

Annual subscription £151

Annual subscription £195

Chartered Member
Annual subscription £299

Fellow Member
Annual subscription £383

Retired Member
Retired Fellow (receiving The Structural Engineer) £77
Retired any other grade (receiving The Structural Engineer) £63
Retired any grade (not receiving The Structural Engineer) £32

*applicable to candidates who apply within 12 months of completing their studies.

We operate a pro-rata system for subscriptions depending on when you apply.  The pro-rata rate fees can be found here

Engineering Council registration and annual fees:

For candidates who which to register for the appropriate Engineering Council designation on election to professional membership, the Institution strongly encourages professionally qualified members to register with the Engineering Council to gain the relevant designation.

Technician Member
EngTech registration £16.00
EngTech annual fee £17.40

IEng registration £39.20
IEng annual fee £30.20

Chartered Member
CEng registration £46.40
CEng annual fee £35.70

Application, interview and exam fees:

Academic assessment fee £130
1st year Graduate/ Employed Student applicants £43

Professional Review Interview fees for Technician/Associate-Membership/Chartered
Individually Managed/Accredited training/Retrospectively Collated £140

Professional Review application fees
Application fee - for Technician/Associate-Membership/Chartered membership applications (including MRA applications) £80
Late fee – applicable to all grades and routes £80

Research and Development Route
Application £80
Interview fee £140
Assessment fee £100

Examination fees
Associate-Membership examination £320
Chartered Membership examination £400

Technical Report Route (A)
Synopsis £60
Report submission £320
Report re-submission (if no interview took place) £160
Academic Assessment fee £130
1st year academic assessment fee* £43

Please note that there are a number of discounts available on subscriptions and fees, for example joint membership and low-income. For further details on these and whether they may be applicable to you please email our records department at

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