Welcome

Website registration Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list common questions related to IET website registrations.

How do I register an account?
Why should I register on the IET website?
Help with choosing a password
The website will not let me register a new account as it says I have already registered.
What is the difference between a member and non member account?
I am a member with a non-member account. Can I convert my account?
What extra facilities does a member account give me?

How do I register an account?

At the top of each screen there is an opportunity to register. Click on the register button and you will be presented with a registration page.

If you are a member of the IET and you have your membership number to hand then you can register a member account. For a reminder of your membership details, please contact the Member and Customer Service Department.

Members should not register a non-member account as it is not currently possible to convert a non member account to a member account. If you already have a non member account but you are a member, please contact the IET webmaster.

Non-members should register a non-member account.

Why should I register on the IET website?

If you register then you will have access to pdf versions of the technical articles within the Technical Professional Networks, You will also have access to My IET which you can have your personalised view of the IET and its services.

Members will also have access to Career Manager, plus full access to all news content and back issues of IET online magazines, along with the networking and discussion platform MyCommunity

You can also opt to receive mailings from the Institution including Subject News and IET Event mailings.

Help with choosing a password.

Your password must have at least ten characters, containing both uppercase and lowercase letters, at least two numbers, at least one special character such as printable punctuation marks and must not contain your username, name or email address. If you see an error message, please do read this as it explains the cause of the problem and recommended course of action. For example, the password form will reject entries that are too short, or don’t contain any numbers.

The website will not let me register a new account as it says I have already registered.

There is a password reset / username reminder facility on the website where you can request a username reminder or reset your password.

If your e-mail address has changed from the one that you have registered on the website, then you should contact the IET Webmaster for assistance. Please include as much information as possible e.g. surname, old e-mail address, and if you are a member, please include your membership number and date of birth.

What is the difference between a member and non member account?

Members have full access to all news content and back issues of IET online magazines. They also have access to members services e.g. Career Manager, Library services. Member can also manage their IET membership online and receive a members discount in the Shop.

I am a member with a non-member account. Can I convert my account?

Unfortunately it is not currently possible for members to convert a non member account to a member account. If you already have a non member account but you are an IET member, please contact the IET webmaster.

What extra facilities does a member account give me?

Members have full access to all news content and back issues of IET online magazines. They also have access to members services e.g. Career Manager, Library services. Member can also manage their IET membership online and receive a members' discount in the Shop.