Fellow application: what you need to know

Below you'll find all the information you need to have ready for your application to become a Fellow of RICS.

What do I need to do?

Fellowship is awarded to individuals who can demonstrate how their achievements reflect the principles of fellowship. You must identify your achievements and match them to 4 of the 12 fellowship characteristics.

This is done through written submissions. You will need to provide:

Career history

A 500-word statement on your current role, practices and ambitions, plus a summary of your employment history, and academic and professional qualifications.

Personal statement on each characteristic

A 500-word statement demonstrating how your achievement meets the characteristic and reflects the fellowship principles.

Third party evidence for each characteristic

A statement or copy document from a third party confirming your achievement.

You can find further guidance in the fellowship applicant guide.

How long will it take me to qualify?

The process from application to result can take up to 2 months. If your application is incomplete or your CPD record is not up-to-date there will be a delay.

How much will it cost?

An assessment fee applies for all applications; details are provided with the application form.

If your application is successful an upgrade fee will be due and your annual fellowship subscription will apply in the following calendar year.

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