Our current application fees, annual membership fees and regrade fees for CQI membership.

CQI membership application fees and annual membership fees

The CQI membership cycle starts in January each year. New members can join at any point in the year and your fee will be adjusted accordingly (see column 3 - first year membership fee).

Please note that for memberships offered from October, your annual membership fee will include your renewal fee, giving you membership until the end of the following year.

New applicants

Grade Application Fee (One Off) First year membership fee ( 1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021) Total fee payable
Student (for people studying a CQI qualification) Free £55 £55
Affiliate £37 £126 £163
Practitioner £52 £150 £202
Chartered Quality Professional - Member £81 £183 £264
Chartered Quality Professional – Fellow Existing members only N.A. N.A.
Retired Member Existing members only N.A. N.A.

* New applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee. If successful in your application you will be invoiced for your first year annual fee. First year membership fees will be dependant on the month you join.          

** Application and regrade fees are not refundable.            

Regrade fees

Existing CQI members can advance to a higher membership grade at any time, providing that you meet the requirements. Find out how to upgrade your membership here.