Associate-Member - Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA)

A Mutual Recognition Agreement exempts a candidate of part or all of the criteria/requirements (dependant on the individual agreement) to become a member of the Institution.

If you are already IEng registered with the Engineering Council through ICE, CIBSE, RINA, IIE, RAeS, IMechE or IMarEST you may submit an application to be considered for registration for the Institution's Associate-Membership Examination.

Please note: the submission of an application does not automatically register you for the examination.

You are not required to submit evidence of your training, experience and Initial Professional Development (IPD) or undergo another professional review interview, although you must have taken the standard professional review with one of the Institutions listed above.

If you do not satisfy the agreement criteria you will be required to proceed through the standard procedures.

Mandatory reporting of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All members elected to a professional grade (Technician, Associate-MemberAssociateChartered Member, Fellow) must comply with the Institution’s mandatory reporting of CPD policy.

2019 fees
  • Application fee: £95
  • Examination fee: £385
  • Annual subscription: £223
Engineering Council fees (optional):
  • Registration as IEng £43.80
  • IEng (if already IEng registered) £33.80
How to apply

Candidates with accredited degrees (or recognised equivalent) must submit Form AM/MRA  and relevant supporting documentation.

For further advice and guidance please contact the Membership department.
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