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Membership Application & Subscription

Principles of Membership

Membership of the Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate is available to suitably qualified individuals who are engaged in any aspect of the inspection, superintendence of construction and/or maintenance of the built environment.


Those applying for membership should complete the required application form which is available as a download at the foot of this page, and submit with:

  • Photocopies of relevant academic and technical qualifications
  • Current employers reference, detailing position held, duration of employment and a broad outline of duties
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • The initial non-refundable entrance fee (currently £70.00) by cheque made out to “ICWCI” and crossed “Account Payee Only."

Membership Interview

Following receipt of your application, you will be invited to attend an interview, which will be conducted at either a Hong Kong, Macau or PRC meeting centre.


Further details regarding the criteria for membership and the grading structure can be found on the membership application form.  If you require guidance with any aspect of your membership application, please call ICWCI HK and ask for the Membership Officer. 


We look forward to receiving your completed application form in due course, and welcoming you into membership.


We would emphasise that all information provided is regarded as strictly private and confidential, and is not passed on to any third parties for purpose other than those connected with membership of the Institute.


To download the application form please  click here.


Local existing members wanting to apply for upgrade should contact ICWCI HK to request the appropriate form;

For the Subscriptions, please click here.

Grades of Membership & FAQs

The Institute currently has three corporate (voting) grades:

  • Fellow
  • Member
  • Life Member

Outside of these, there are three non-corporate grades:

  • Student
  • Licentiate
  • Honorary Member (members who no longer practice)

Current members wishing to upgrade to full corporate grade (MICWCI or FICWCI), should contact the Membership Officer (refer to email secretary@icwci@.org.hk) or 8102 8125 to request the appropriate application form.


In recognition of outstanding contribution to the Institute or the industry in general, ICWCI also bestow an honorary grade on suitable individuals:

  • Honorary Fellow

Organizations which have shown, through commercial or trade activity, that they support the aims and ideals of the Institute may be eligible to apply for:

  • Affiliate Membership

For further information regarding Affiliate membership, contact ICWCI Headquarters.

For the FAQs, please click here (refer to http://www.icwgb.org/page/?title=Membership+FAQs&pid=52) or contact our secretary@icwci.org.hk or 8102 8125

Direct Entry to Associate Membership of RICS (refer to https://www.rics.org/en-hk/join/qualifications/

Government Department Recognition

The Housing Authority of HKSAR has recognized that our corporate member attains the requirements as a site agent for their building contracts – letter attached.