Applying for Membership

Applications for membership and/or registration can be made online by clicking on Apply Now.  If you are a first-time user of the website, you will need to create a website user account. 

Applications are considered by Committee every two months and the closing dates for the 2016 and 2017 for applications to be received at RAeS are:

6 December 2016 (Membership Committee meets on 17 January 2017)
7 February 2017 (Membership Committee meets on 7 March 2017
28 March 2017 (Membership Committee meets on 25 April 2017)
9 May 2017 (Membership Committee meets on 6 June 2017)
27 June 2017 (Membership Committee meets on 25 July 2017)
12 September 2017 (Membership Committee meets on 3 October 2017)
5 December 2017 (Membership Committee TBC)

A non-refundable application or upgrade fee* is collected upon receipt of your application.  See Fees page for details.  You will be notified as soon as possible after the Membership Grading Committee meeting of the outcome of your application, normally within 2 weeks. Successful candidates will be emailed with advice about the subscription fee to be debited from the credit/debit card given with the application. A Diploma confirming your election is sent once payment has been collected.

Unsuccessful candidates will receive feedback and encouragement to re-apply where appropriate. Candidates who are dissatisfied with the decision are entitled to appeal.

*This fee is waived if you are employed by a company which is a member of our Corporate Partner Scheme.

Further help and information

If you have let your membership lapse and wish to rejoin, please email subscriptions@aerosociety.com. If you have already applied and have a question about the progress of your application, email folake.ogunbayo@aerosociety.com  or telephone +44 (0) 207 670 4324

If your application has been successful and you want to pay your subscription, email subscriptions@aerosociety.com  or telephone +44 (0) 207 670 4304/315.

 If you need any other advice, please send an email to membership@aerosociety.com or telephone +44 (0) 207 670 4384/400.