Membership fees

New members

Applications are considered five times a year. The membership year runs from 1 September to 31 August. If you are admitted between these dates, your membership fee for this first year will be calculated on a quarterly basis e.g if admitted as an Associate in March, the membership fee will be £63.50 and your membership will be valid until 31 August. 


Membership grade      Assessment fee*     

Membership fee** 

Membership fee**
Membership fee**
Membership fee**
Student Affiliate N/A Free Free Free Free
IoLET Affiliate N/A £25.00*** £25.00*** £25.00*** £25.00***
Career Affiliate £25.00 £87.00 £65.25 £43.50 £21.75
Associate (ACIL) £25.00 £127.00 £95.25 £63.50 £31.75
Member (MCIL) £25.00 £139.00 £104.25 £69.50 £34.75
Fellow (FCIL) £25.00 £165.00 £123.75 £82.50 £41.25


* Non-refundable, payable at point of application
** Payable once membership has been confirmed / at point of renewal
*** Payable at point of application. Rolling membership, valid for 12 months at point of application.



If your admission to membership is successful, CIOL will notify you by email.

Career Affiliate, Associate, Member and Fellow grades only: We will also confirm your grade of membership and the membership fee due.