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How to upgrade your membership

We always welcome applications from existing members to upgrade their membership grade or add a registration (eg Chartered Scientist) at any time. The process is the same for existing members as well as new members.

Pre-professional members

If you are currently a Graduate or Affiliate member, and have a recommended minimum of 4 years professional experience in the energy sector, your normal upgrade would be to Member MEI. At the same time - or at any time subsequently - you can apply for any of our optional titles as set out on our professional membership web page.

So start the upgrade process today by looking at the options and have your professionalism fully recognised!

If you are currently a student member, and have finished your studies, you should now be in Graduate membership, working your way up to the professional level.There is no process to undergo, just let us know at and we will take care of it for you.

Existing professional members - FEI, MEI, TMEI

If you are an existing Member MEI and can demonstrate the necessary levels of seniority and responsibility, then you can apply for an upgrade to Fellow with a shortened application process Download an application form and guidance notes here

If you are a Technician Member and have moved into a more generalist energy role, you can apply for Member MEI.

Whether you are FEI, MEI or TMEI, you can apply for one or more additional titles as set out on our professional membership web page, according to your qualifications, experience and specialism. These include

Please have a look at our professional membership FAQs or our latest webinar recording which will guide you through the options and the process. Streaming recording link is here; download recording link is here. You will need the webex player. Or have a look at our presentation slides on applying for professional membership.

Don't forget

We run regular membershio webinars, and at other centres throughout the UK when there is the demand. Above all, we want to see you in a membership grade which reflects your expertise and achievements in the energy sector, so if you're not currently a professional member, we will be very pleased to hear from you at any time. Please email and one of our friendly and knowledgable team members will reply to you as soon as possible. We look forward to helping you get the recognition you deserve.

Attached documents

Individual membership flyer (PDF 237 Kb) [ Show summary ]

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