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Reinstating Your Membership

If you have previously resigned your membership or your membership has lapsed, you can request to reinstate your membership (and registration) by contacting the Membership Team. Please provide us with your membership number or your full name and date of birth in order for us to confirm the total fees due to reinstate your membership.

Please also ensure that your contact details (address, phone number, email) are up to date. You can update your details by:

Requirements for Reinstating Your CIBSE Membership

If you previously held membership in one of our corporate grades of membership (Licentiate, Associate, Member or Fellow), you can reinstate your membership up to 5 years from your resigned or lapsed date before you will be required to re-apply for membership.

  • If your membership has been lapsed/resigned for more than 12 months, you will be required to upload 12 months worth of CPD records to your MyCIBSE account.This will then be reviewed before your reinstatement can be proccessed.

All other grades of membership can be reinstated at any time, subject to your eligibility to hold membership at that grade. 

Reinstating Your Engineering Council Registration

If you held professional registration with the Engineering Council (EngTech, IEng, CEng), you can reinstate your registration up to 3 years from your resigned or lapsed date before you will be required to re-apply for registration.

  • If your registration has been lapsed/resigned for more than 12 months, you will be required to upload 12 months worth of CPD records to your MyCIBSE account.This will then be reviewed before your reinstatement can be proccessed.

Fees Due When Reinstating Your Membership

You will be required to pay a reinstatement fee, the current year's annual subscription fee and all backdated Engineering Council Registration fees (if professionally registered) to complete your reinstatement. 

Our current annual subscription fees can be found at www.cibse.org/fees and payment for reinstatements should be made by credit/debit card. The total due to reinstate your membership will be confrimed by a member of the Membership Team.

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