Chartered Engineer CEng MIEI

Chartered Engineer

Why become a Chartered Engineer?

  • Achieve the badge of excellence for your profession
  • Establish a seal of approval by your peers for your knowledge and competence
  • Become more employable
  • Be responsible for your work
  • Give yourself the competitive advantage through international recognition
  • Be respected as a professional
  • View the Chartered Engineer Regulations
"A Chartered Engineer has status across the globe"

When to Apply

The next deadline for receipt of COMPLETED applications is Friday, 31 January 2020.

You can now apply online using the link from your membership profile.

How to Apply

You can apply in 5 steps once you log in and begin the application process:

  1. Make your declaration.
  2. Complete the application form and submit it.
  3. Enter the contact details for your supporters.
  4. Await verification from your supporters.
  5. Pay the fee and submit your application.
  6. Steps 1-5 must be completed on or before the deadline date (see above).

Read our step-by-step guide to completing your Chartered application (PDF).

Essay Titles

As part of your application you will need to write two essays.

Your first essay may be on an engineering topic of your choice.

Your second essay must be chosen from the following list of topics. These topics are for those applying for the next deadline, Friday, 31 January 2020.

  • Weaning Ireland off Fossil Fuels - What is the Engineer's Role?
  • The Engineer's Contribution to Society
  • The Risk Aspects of Technical Problem-Solving
    The Environmental Aspects of New Devices and Consumer Products
  • Promoting Engineering as a Profession

Supporting Documentation

View a sample application form.

Read our Guidance Notes for Supporters.

Read the Chartered Engineer Regulations.

Read the Chartered Engineer Guidance Notes.

View the Application form for Further Learning Applicants

Read our Full Guidance for Further Learning Applicants


Need help?

Contact the membership team