Professional Registration

Professional registration is an important achievement for any Aerospace engineer or technician. It establishes their proven knowledge, understanding and competence and establishes to your peers and employers that you have demonstrated a commitment to professional standards, to developing competence and to a life-long commitment to professional development.

Regardless of age and years in work or qualifications, registration is open to all engineering professionals who can demonstrate competence to perform professional work to the necessary standards, and commitment to:

Depending on your career, you can apply to progress from one category of registration to the next as you move your grade of membership from one to the next.

Benefits of Registration

Categories of Registration

Find out which category of registration you may be eligible for as well as further detail below.

For a step-by-step guide to registration, please click here.

If you have any questions about your eligibility for a registration category, please get in touch and we will help you through the process!


In order to register as a Chartered Engineering (CEng), Incorporated Engineering (IEng), or Engineering Technician (EngTech), applicants need to:

If applying for registration, you must be:

Registration Category Required Membership Grade
Chartered Engineer (CEng) Member (MRAeS) or Fellow (FRAeS)
Incorporated Engineer (IEng) Associate Member (AMRAeS)
Engineering Technician (EngTech) Associate (ARAeS)

Or submit an application to upgrade from another membership grade. The Registration Application Form is to be used by all applicants for registration including members already holding the appropriate grade of membership, those applying to upgrade their membership, and who are not currently members.

Applications can be made by RAeS members through the parent society RAeS UK website, but please get in touch if you have any questions or need any support in putting together your application.

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