Ways to pay for your membership
Spread the cost over 12 months

Did you know you can pay via direct debit for no extra cost?

Pay as little as £6 a month* for your membership over 12 months. Direct debits can be set up online, over the phone or via email.

*this is the reduced rate of membership if you meet the eligibility criteria

Pay online through MyCIH

Manage your membership and subscription fees through our online portal; MyCIH. Here you can make payments, request invoices, update your preferences and more.

Find out more about MyCIH

Is your employer paying for your membership?

If you're employer is paying you can request an invoice online, over the phone or via email. All we need is a PO number from you.

Pay over the phone

We can take payment over the phone at a time that's convenient for you with one our dedicated membership team.

Membership fees are dependent on the grade of membership you're applying for and whether you are based in the UK or overseas.

UK and Republic of Ireland (ROI) fees
Standard membership
  • United Kingdom £229 per year
  • Republic of Ireland £97 per year
Certified practitioner
  • United Kingdom £229 per year
  • Republic of Ireland £97 per year
Chartered member
  • United Kingdom £344 per year
  • Republic of Ireland £149 per year
Fellow
  • United Kingdom £344 per year
  • Republic of Ireland £149 per year
Student membership
  • United Kingdom FREE*
  • Republic of Ireland FREE*

*you must be studying a CIH accredited course

Find out about student membership

Concessionary rate
  • United Kingdom £68 per year
  • Republic of Ireland £30 per year

*A concessionary rate applies to the following classes of membership; Under thirty years old, tenant, HR professional, retired and career break. Subject to approval.

International membership fees
Standard membership
  • Band A £97 per year
  • Band B £68 per year
  • Band C £30 per year
Certified practitioner
  • Band A £97 per year
  • Band B £68 per year
  • Band C £30 per year
Chartered member
  • Band A £149 per year
  • Band B £105 per year
  • Band C £45 per year
Fellow
  • Band A £149 per year
  • Band B £105 per year
  • Band C £45 per year
Student membership
  • United Kingdom FREE*
  • Republic of Ireland FREE*

*you must be studying a CIH accredited course

Find out about student membership

Concessionary rate
  • Band A £30 per year
  • Band B £21 per year
  • Band C £9 per year

*A concessionary rate applies to the following classes of membership; Under thirty years old, tenant, HR professional, retired and career break. Subject to approval.

International banding (World Bank classification)
Band A - high income economies
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • The Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Bermuda
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Estonia
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Polynesia
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Guam
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Rep
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao SAR
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Oman
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • St. Kitts and Neots
  • St. Martin (French part)
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Uruguay
Band B - upper middle income economies
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • China
  • Columbia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Grenada
  • Hungary
  • Iran, Islamic Rep.
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordon
  • Kazakhstan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Macedonia, FYR
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Montenegro
  • Namibia
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Venezuela, RB
Band C - lower middle and lower income economies
  • Afghanistan
  • Armenia
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Dem.Rep
  • Congo, Rep
  • Cote d'lvoire
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt, Arab Rep.
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia, The
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Dem.Rep.
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Lao PDR
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • West Bank and Gaza
  • Yemen, Rep
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Subscription fees FAQ
How do I set up a direct debit?

Direct debits can be set up online via your MyCIH account or over the phone. Speak to the membership team today on 024 7685 1700 or email customer.cih.org to set up a direct debit.

When does the subscription year start and end?

The majority of our CIH members will have a membership start date of 1 January and an end date of 31 December. To better satisfy our customer's needs, we have now moved to a rolling membership. For new or returning members, your membership will run for one year from the date you join/re-join.

Can I reclaim tax on my membership subscription?

CIH is an HMRC approved professional body which means that if you are a UK taxpayer and you pay your own membership fees, you may be entitled to claim tax relief on your subscription. By claiming tax relief, you are able to reduce the cost of your membership. Contacft the membership team today on 024 7685 1700 or email customer.cih.org.

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Can I apply for a reduced rate?

A concessionary rate of £68 is applicable to the following classes of membership; Under '30s, tenant, HR professional, retired and career break. When applying for membership you can select any of the above circumstances.

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Membership grades
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Membership framework
The purpose of this policy is to set out CIH’s requirements for all grades of membership and outline the terms and conditions entered into as a CIH member.
Membership FAQs
Take a look at all our frequently asked questions about membership.

Speak to the membership team today on 024 7685 1700 or email customer@cih.org