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What happens after you apply for IEng?

Application submitted

At this point, our staff will check your application and send you an additional information request if needed.

Application reviewed

A pre-interview assessment of your application will be undertaken by trained and experienced registered IET Members. Where required, additional evidence of competence and/or knowledge may be requested.

Find out more about supplying additional evidence of knowledge.

Professional Review Interview

You'll be interviewed by trained and experienced registered IET Members.

The interview should last approximately one hour, and this includes a short presentation of about 15 minutes. Watch our video for a little more insight into the Professional Review Interview and how to prepare for it.

The Professional Review Interview

Final Peer Review

We'll carry out a final review to ensure a fair outcome.

Applicant notified of outcome

If you've been successful, you'll receive a letter confirming the decision and your next steps. Once you've paid all your fees, your details will be submitted to the Engineering Council.

If you've been unsuccessful, don’t panic we'll guide you on what you can do next.

Need any help after applying?

Phone us on +44 (0)1438 767333 or email