Timber Sales Guide

6 Standards to Good Practice When selling timber, there are a number of methods of sale that can be considered. Whilst putting timber to open market, competitive tender may be one option to test the market, there will be circumstances where other options can be presented. The overriding point is that the client must be […]

ICF Strategic Plan 2019 to 2021

We want to increase our drive for excellence and equip our members to inspire others. We need to invest in new strategies to do so, increasing our expenditure to enable growth. Following a decade of continued growth and influence we are aiming to deliver a more ambitious strategy, increasing our membership targets, and improving how […]

Supporter Application Form

Application form for Support membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters.

Student Application Form

Application form for ICF Student membership.

ICF Reinstatement Form

All former members wishing to be reinstated to Chartered membership must complete this form.

PME Guide

Professional Membership Entry (PME) is the structured assessment period carried out by Associate members who wish to achieve promotion to chartered status. Download our complete guidance notes to the process.

PME 3 Intention to Submit Form

PME 3 Form – Associate members wishing to submit for the ICF Professional Membership Entry examination in any given year must fill in and return this declaration by 1 June in the year they wish to apply.

Fellowship Guidance and Application Form

The award of ICF Fellowship reflects the highest standard of professional excellence in forestry or arboriculture. Download our guide or contact the Institute for more information

EST Grant Application Form

Application form for small grants under the Educational and Scientific Trust.

Direct Debit Form

Paying your ICF subscription by Direct Debit is flexible and time and cost-saving. Direct Debit is available to ICF Associates, Professional Members and Fellows.

CPD Information Note

Undertaking Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of lifelong learning is essential to being a professional. Creation of a competent, innovative, forward-looking profession as well as the individual is attained by proactive and targeted learning.

Chartered Forester Ratecard

Chartered Forester ratecard 2017 Media information for the Institute’s membership magazine, Chartered Forester.

Assessed Professional Competence (APC) Application Form

Guidance notes for the Assessed Professional Competence (APC) route of entry to ICF professional membership. APC is a route of entry for senior forestry and arboricultural professionals only.

Assessed Professional Competence (APC) Guide

Guidance notes for the Assessed Professional Competence (APC) route of entry to ICF professional membership. APC is a route of entry for senior forestry and arboricultural professionals only.

ICF Royal Charter

ICF was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1982. Its objectives have always been: the maintenance and improvement of the standards of practice and understanding of all aspects of forestry and arboriculture, the protection of the public interest and the promotion of the professional status of Foresters and Arboriculturists in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Professional Complaints Form

All members of the Institute are bound by a code of professional conduct. Read more about our complaint procedure on the Make a Complaint page.

ICF Regulations and Bylaws

Bylaws and regulations of the Institute of Chartered Foresters.

ICF Code of Conduct

All members of the Institute are required to uphold the integrity and reputation of the profession of forestry and arboriculture and to safeguard the public interest in matters of safety and health and otherwise. The ICF Code of Conduct is composed of 6 key standards.

Directory of Consultants Guide and Application Form

To be listed in the ICF Directory of Consultants you must be a chartered member of the Institute, holding either the MICFor or FICFor title. A full list of eligibility criteria is available in this application pack.

Associate Membership Information Guide

Associate membership is available to all those who want to work towards becoming chartered. This guide gives you insights on the full requirements, points system, fees and chartership process.