Membership fees

You can reclaim tax on fees or subscriptions you pay to  the ILP  (look under Lighting Engineers, the tax office is behind the times) - but only if you must have membership to do your job or it’s helpful for your work.

New Affiliates

January - December 2017 £174
April - December 2017 £130.50
July - December 2017 £87
Mid September 2017 - December 2018 £174

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

Renewals fees for 2017

  Full fee
Fellow £234
Member £196
Associate Member £179
Affiliate £160
Retired £66

Students, Apprentices and Trainees may join FREE OF CHARGE  for a maximum of 3 years.  You should be undertaking some form of lighting education to qualify.
To see if you are eligible, contact Chantal on 01788 576492 or email 

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.

If you are an existing ILP member and have been made redundant, you can claim free membership for one year, please contact Chantal on 01788 576492 or email