Membership Packages

Grow Your Influence and Credibility

Chartered status is an international badge of excellence, bringing with it cross-sector recognition of your professional standing. It demonstrates your expertise to your peer network – offering you parity with other chartered professions (architects, landscape architects, engineers and surveyors) and recognition within the sector.

ICF offers its members channels for influencing their sector.  Whether its representation on a regional or national committee or opportunities to sit on an expert panel, ICF can deliver you to enhance your CV and grow your influence.

Membership Packages

Whatever your stage in the professional journey, ICF has a membership package to help you develop your career.

Student Membership

  • Quarterly Chartered Forester magazine
  • Student rates for ICF national events
  • Access to LinkedIn members’ discussion group

Student Subscription – £10.00

Associate Membership

  • Quarterly Chartered Forester magazine
  • Priority booking for ICF national events
  • Access to Members’ Area of ICF website with member-only resources
  • CPD opportunities and online recording
  • Structured support for undertaking chartership process
  • Access to LinkedIn members’ discussion group

Associate Subscription – £103*

*The subscription runs from January to December. If you join after June, you will be billed pro rata for the remainder of the year.

Professional Membership

  • MICFor title
  • Chartered Arboriculturist or Chartered Forester status
  • Quarterly Chartered Forester magazine
  • Priority booking for ICF national events
  • Access to Members’ Area of ICF website with member-only resources
  • CPD opportunities and online recording
  • Eligibility for ICF Directory of Consultants
  • Governance eligibility
  • Access to LinkedIn members’ discussion group

Professional Member Subscription – £290

Retired Professional Members can apply for a reduced subscription (1/3 of the current rate) although certain conditions apply.  Please contact us for full details.

Fellowship

  • FICFor title
  • Mark of experience and contribution to the profession
  • Chartered Forester or Chartered Arboriculturist status
  • Quarterly Chartered Forester magazine
  • Priority booking for ICF national events
  • Access to Members’ Area of ICF website with member-only resources
  • CPD opportunities and online recording
  • Eligibility for ICF Directory of Consultants
  • Governance eligibility
  • Access to LinkedIn members’ discussion group
  • Fellowship Subscription

Fellow Subscription – £415

Supporter

  • Quarterly Chartered Forester magazine
  • Priority booking for ICF national events
  • Access to LinkedIn members’ discussion group

Supporter Subscription – £66.00

Chartered Environmentalist

The Institute of Chartered Foresters is a member body of the Society of the Environment. As a licensed body, the Institute can assess applications from Professional Members or Fellows who wish to become Chartered Environmentalists.

To become a Chartered Environmentalist, candidates must have their competence assessed by a professional review process including an interview. This process is undertaken by ICF. The fee for assessment and interview is £350. In addition, the annual fee to be registered as a Chartered Environmentalist is currently £58.

For an application form and guidance please contact our Membership Manager at icf@charteredforesters.org.

Additional information can be obtained from the Society for the Environment.