Africa Membership Fees

Concessionary rates are available for eligible members.

Payment Options

We make paying your membership fees easy by giving you the option to pay online, by direct debit (for UK bank account holders only), over the telephone, or by sending us a cheque.Payment receipts are issued automatically via email - please allow up to 48 hours for delivery. See below to find out more about these payment options.

Pro-rata subscriptions

Our subscription year runs from 1 January to 31 December. Members joining from the 1 February each year will be eligible for a pro-rata subscription.

Pro-rata subscriptions are calculated on a monthly basis across the year based on the full year subscription.

Thinking of retiring in 2024?

We offer a reduced rate for Associate, Incorporated and Chartered members who have retired. For more information about concessionary rates login to our members portal (top right) and click on 'membership'. Please note you can only apply for this once you are retired.

Grade descriptions

Subscription Rates

When you move grades (for example, on achieving MCIOB), you will be required to pay the difference between membership subscription fees; this is called a "subscription adjustment".

Grade2024 Subscription
Student - BasicFree
Student - Enhanced£21
Student - Enhanced Self Development£42
Retired - Under 75 years£30
Retired - Over 75 yearsFree
Technical Member£111
Member - Academic£65
Applicant - Academic£65
Applicant - Academic£76


Other Fees

Service FeeFee
Admission Fee£46
Professional Review£139
Professional Review - Academic£69
NVQ7 Professional Review Fee£116
Individual Assessment Fee£12
Fellowship Assessment Fee£306
Fellowship Assessment Fee - Academic£87
Technical Membership Assessment Fee£139
Award Ceremony£60 (Guests £70)
Replacement Membership Card£13
Replacement Membership Certificate£30
Certificate Courier Charge£30


Professional Development Programme

Registration Fee£139
Final Assessment Fee£166


Chartered Membership Programme (CMP)

Exam Fee£179


Regulated Qualifications

Level 3 and 4 Unit Registration£10
Regulated Qualifications Registration Fee£46


Chartered Environmentalist Fees

Assessment Fee£132


Other Fee Information

*If you hold dual membership of both CIOB and CIAT you may be eligible for reduced rates

¬ Academic rates are available to education professionals whose income is derived from the teaching of building or construction related courses in the education sector.


Building Conservation

Building Conservation Annual Subscription£46
Building Conservation Certification - Certified Assessment Fee£113
Building Conservation Certification - Proficient Assessment Fee£113
Building Conservation Certification - Registered Assessment Fee£68
Building Conservation Certification - Mandatory Workshop£26


Chartered Building Companies and Chartered Construction Management Companies

Company FeeFee
Under £1 Million£177
£1 - £5 Million£284
£5 - £25 Million£567
£25 - £50 Million£707
Over £50 Million£1,061
Enrolment Fee (on joining)£38
Assessment Fee (on joining)£140
Re-assessment Fee (every 5 years)£140


Chartered Building Consultancies and Chartered Construction Management Consultancies

Consultancy FeeFee
1 Professional Staff£66
2 to 3 Professional Staff£135
4 to 5 Professional Staff£230
6 to 8 Professional Staff£455
9 to 12 Professional Staff£575
13 to 25 Professional Staff£902
26+ Professional Staff£1,082
Enrolment Fee (on joining)£38
Assessment Fee (on joining)£140
Re-assessment Fee (every 5 years)£140