Armed forces IET membership

Armed forces specific information on IET membership.

No matter where you are in your career, what challenges you are facing or where you want to be, the IET can provide you with a professional home for life which can help you achieve your career goals.
Membership allows you to engage with the IET global engineering and technology community and access essential products and services for an annual membership subscription

You will need to become a member of the IET before applying for professional registration.

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Have you formally entered the resettlement phase?

The IET offer a variety of products and services that are designed to support Service Leavers during their transition into civilian life. These are offered with significant discounts for both membership and professional registration.

Please visit our Service Leavers area for more information.

Are you currently serving and ready to apply for professional registration?

If you are submitting an application for professional registration at the same time as becoming a new member of the IET, please fill out the form below and you will be given Associate membership. Upon successful election to professional registration, your membership category will automatically be upgraded to the relevant membership category (TMIET or MIET). Please read through the guidance notes provided below to help with your application.

Download the Membership application form


Download the Membership payment form


Download the guidance notes

Are you currently serving and working towards professional registration, but are not yet ready to submit an application?

The IET awards two categories of member with designatory letters:

TMIET (Technician Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology)

This category can be adopted by professional technicians. Current serving members of the Armed Forces are eligible for a discounted rate when applying for TMIET.

MIET (Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology)

This category can be adopted by professional engineers.

View requirements for TMIET and MIET

Download the TMIET/MIET application form


Download the TMIET/MIET payment form

 NB: Both technicians and engineers can apply for Associate Member of the IET and will be awarded the appropriate Member designatory letters upon successful election to professional registration. Please note however that when applying for Associate Member, the technician discount will not apply.

Are you an apprentice?

The IET provides apprentices with everything they need to meet the challenges of their apprenticeship.

Download the apprentice application form


 Download the apprentice payment form

Are you considering Fellowship of the IET (FIET)

This prestigious achievement is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated significant individual responsibility and sustained achievement in their profession.

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Contact us

Should you have any questions regarding joining the IET please contact:

Email: armedforces@theiet.org