Membership fees

New members

New members can join at any time of year and receive a full year of membership. Your membership will begin on the day it is confirmed and will be valid for a full calendar year.

Existing members

We will remind you to renew at least 6 weeks before your renewal date.

1 September 2021 - 31 August 2022

Membership grade           
Assessment fee*           

membership fee**       

Student Affiliate N/A Free
Study Affiliate N/A £27.00***
Career Affiliate £25.00 £90.00
Associate (ACIL) £25.00 £131.00
Member (MCIL) £25.00 £143.00
Fellow (FCIL) £25.00 £170.00

* Non-refundable, payable at point of application
** Payable once membership has been confirmed / at point of renewal
*** Payable at point of application. Rolling membership, valid for 12 months at point of application.



If your admission to membership is successful, CIOL will notify you by email.

Career Affiliate, Associate, Member and Fellow grades only: We will also confirm your grade of membership and the membership fee due.


Existing members can renew online from 6 weeks prior to when your membership is due for renewal.