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What is Professional Registration?

Professional Registration demonstrates that you have reached an internationally recognised standard of competence and acknowledges your commitment to maintaining that competence in the future.

Watch the videos below and hear from some recent registrants on how achieving Professional Registration has positively benefitted their careers.

How Professional Registration has helped David Gillespie

John Woodman IEng MIET - How IEng helped showcase his skills

Benefits of Professional Registration:

  • Use of an internationally protected title, e.g. Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  • Recognition as a professional in your field
  • Improved career opportunities and salary prospects
  • Greater influencer within your organisation
  • Opportunities to connect with influential and inspirational people
  • International recognition of your professional competence and commitment.

Already Registered with another institution

You can request to transfer your CEng, IEng, EngTech or ICTTech Professional Registration from another engineering institution if it’s more than 12 months after you became Professionally Registered.

Transfer in these 3 easy steps:

  1. Become a member of the IET.
  2. Send an extended CV to, displaying your career history with the last five years in detail to demonstrate your technical attributes, maintenance of competence, evidence of past CPD and evidence of planned future CPD for a minimum of three years.
  3. Pay a transfer fee and wait to hear from us.