Membership fees

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 will be calculated on a quarterly basis. 


Membership grade      Assessment fee*      Membership fee
(offline: cheque / card by phone)**     
Membership fee
(online / UK Direct Debit / bank transfer)**
Student Affiliate N/A Free Free
IoLET Affiliate N/A £25.00*** £25.00***
Career Affiliate £25.00 £87.00 £85.00
Associate (ACIL) £25.00 £124.00 £114.00
Member (MCIL) £25.00 £136.00 £126.00
Fellow (FCIL) £25.00 £163.00 £151.00


* Non-refundable, payable at point of application
** Payable once membership has been confirmed / at point of renewal
*** Payable at point of application; applicable for new IoLET candidates only. Candidates who are part-way through a qualification are required to join CIOL as an IoLET Affiliate member (or higher if eligible).


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.