Membership FeesAnnual Subscription Fees

01 September 2014 – 31 August 2015

Membership can be achieved at any time of year however, the Annual Subscription rates run from 01 September to 31 August, from 01 July we process new memberships and upgrades charging the fees for 2014/2015 therefore receiving 14 months of membership for the payment of 12 months.

Chartered Fellow £252.00
Chartered Member £232.00
Associate £175.00
Graduate £175.00
Technician £118.00
Student Free whilst studying
Retired £52.00
Chartered Overseas Fellow £140.00
Chartered Overseas Member £135.00
Overseas Associate £86.00
Overseas Graduate £86.00
Overseas Technician £73.00
Training Affiliate* £165.00
Academic Affiliate* £165.00

* Available to organisations and academic bodies

Please note that an additional, non-refundable, £50 application fee is payable on application for all grades on joining, except Students and Affiliates. Applicants also need to consider any additional costs such as Professional Interviews when applying for membership.


The application fee must accompany a completed membership application form. Payment must be by sterling bank draft or cheque (drawn on a UK bank) made payable to the ABE. If you wish to pay by credit/debit card, please contact the Membership Department. Alternatively please make your application online through our website.

See Payment Options for more information.

Income Tax Relief

For those liable for UK Income Tax, the annual subscription is allowable as a deductible expense for the purpose of Schedule E Assessment subject to the usual rules. Tax Relief Reference: T1644/04/2014 VAT Exempt.


Related documents

  1. Payment Options 254kb  |  PDF
  2. Professional Interview Route Application Form 348kb  |  PDF
  3. Guidance Notes for Monthly Direct Debit 212kb  |  PDF
  4. Annual Direct Debit Form 61kb  |  PDF
  5. Monthly Direct Debit Form 755kb  |  PDF