Membership fees

You can reclaim tax on fees or subscriptions you pay to  the ILP   - but only if you must have membership to do your job or it’s helpful for your work.

New Affiliates

January - December 2019 £189
April - December 2019 £142
July - December 2019 £95
Mid September 2019 - December 2020 £189

 Fees are payable pro-rata in the first year and include a joining fee.

ILP Renewal fees for 2019

    Full fee            
Fellow                                           £199                
Member £199                
Associate Member £189    
Affiliate £189              
Retired £69  


engc renewal fees for 2019

CEng £39.90
IEng £33.80
EngTech £19.40
CEng (retired) £18.00
IEng (retired) £15.00
EngTech (retired) £8.60

Rejoining fee - £50
This admin fee applies to former members whose membership has lapsed for more than two years and wish to rejoin the Institution. 

Students and Apprentices
If you are a Student or an Apprentice, it may be possible to join at a discounted rate (Students £30pa), Apprentices (£50pa).  You should be undertaking some form of lighing education or on an apprenticeship scheme to qualify.  To see if you are eligible, please email

If you are an existing ILP member and have been made redundant, you can claim free membership for one year, please email