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The Application Process

Principles of Membership

Membership of the Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate is available to those who hold the relevant competencies and are engaged in any aspect of the inspection, superintendence of construction and/or maintenance of the built environment.


Those applying for membership should complete the required application form which is available as a download at the foot of this page, and submit with:

  • Photocopies of relevant academic and technical qualifications
  • Current employer's reference, detailing: position held, duration of employment and a broad outline of duties. If self-employed, a reference from a recent client is also suitable
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • The initial non-refundable entrance fee (currently £70) by cheque made out to “ICWCI” and crossed “Account Payee Only." If you would prefer to make payment via debit/credit card, please tick the relevant box on the application 

Membership Interview

Following receipt of your application, you will be invited to attend an interview, which will be conducted at your local ICWCI Chapter or meeting centre. If you would like further information on what our membership interview entails, please contact ICWCI HQ and ask for the Membership Administrator.

If you require guidance with any aspect of your membership application or further information on the various grades of membership that we offer, please contact ICWCI HQ and ask for the Membership Administrator.

We look forward to receiving your completed application form in due course, and welcoming you in to membership.

We would emphasise that all information provided is regarded as strictly private and confidential and is not passed on to any third parties for purposes other than those connected with membership of the Institute.

To complete an online application form, click 'join us' at the top of this page; or to download a pdf application form please click here.

Overseas applicants and existing members wanting to apply for upgrade should contact ICWCI HQ to request the appropriate forms and information.