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Membership fees

Our membership fees for 2017 are below. Please note that membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Fellow £163 annual fee
Member £126 annual fee
Technician member £70 annual fee
Affiliate member £107 annual fee
- studying at an EI Learning Affiliate Free for the duration of your course 
- not studying at an EI Learning Affiliate

one-off fee of £21 while you are on your course


If you also hold a professional registration through the EI

Additional fees are payable to the Engineering Council, Science Council and the Society for the Environment if you are also a registrant: 

Chartered Engineer (CEng) £39 annual fee
Incorporated Engineer (IEng) £33 annual fee
Engineering Technician (EngTech) £19 annual fee
Chartered Scientist (CSci)  £30 annual fee
Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)  £41 annual fee
Chartered Energy Manager  £29 annual fee
Concessionary fees

We offer a range of concessionary fees (for example for members who are retired, on maternity or paternity leave or taking a career break). Please contact us for further details at Please note that concessionary rates cannot be applied retrospectively.

VAT and Tax

There is no VAT on individual membership fees. If you are a UK tax payer, your membership subscription is tax deductable if you pay for your membership yourself. You can include your membership subscription in your tax return - or write to your tax office with details of your subscription so that they can make any necessarily arrangements. For up to date information on membership fees and taxation and to check your eligibility for tax deductions visit


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