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Membership fees

Our membership fees for 2018 are below. Please note that membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Fellow £166 annual fee
Member £138 annual fee
Technician member £77 annual fee
Associate (5+ years) £110 annual fee
Associate (under 5 years) £60 annual fee
Affiliate member £110 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 £25 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)  £45 annual fee
Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)  £42 annual fee
Chartered Energy Manager  £32 annual fee
Application fees

From the 1st January 2018, for those applicants who are not already members of the EI on any grade, the application fees are as follows:

Technician Member (TMEI) – £77
Member (MEI) - £138
Fellow (FEI) - £166

For those who are already members and wish to apply for professional membership or a professional registration there is a flat transfer fee of £75, regardless of which grade you are applying for.

Concessionary membership fees

We offer half rate concessionary fees for those who are in receipt of an income of less than £15,000 per year before tax, and local rates for pre professional members in Malaysia, Singapore and Nigeria. To request a concession for a particular subscription year, you will need to send us a formal declaration confirming that you meet the eligibility criteria before 1 January.

We also offer concessionary rates for those who are fully retired from energy. There is no need to reconfirm this every year - a one off declaration in the year you retire is sufficient.

If you would like to apply for a concession, please download and complete the application form and send it to 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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