Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)

As a Licensed Body of the Society for the Environment (SocEnv), CIEEM can offer our Full and Fellow Members the option to apply for Chartered Environmentalist status.

Chartered Environmentalists represent environmental professionals working in the UK and around the world. Leading teams and departments, advising governments and working as hands on practitioners, they use their specialist knowledge and broader environmental understanding to apply sustainable thinking throughout their daily working life.

Chartered Environmentalists come from a broad range of professions across industry, government, education and the public sector. They all have a high degree of expertise in their field and a commitment to environmental best practice.


To be eligible to apply for Chartered Environmentalist status you must have the relevant education, training and experience and carry out your work to high professional and ethical standards.

You will need to:

  • be a Fellow or Full Member of CIEEM;
  • evidence the required level of knowledge and experience;
  • demonstrate knowledge of, competence in and engagement with sustainable management of the environment; and
  • agree to comply with the Society of the Environment’s Code of Ethics and CIEEM’s Code of Professional Conduct and Continuing Professional Development requirements.

Supporting your CEnv application 

Your Chartered Environmentalist application will be assessed against the requirements of each of the Society for the Environment (SocEnv)’s Key Competencies.

How much does it cost?

The total fee for registering as a Chartered Environmentalist is currently made up of the following:

Application Fee: £204 (due on application)
£120 – Initial assessment fee (incl VAT, non-refundable)
£84 – Professional Review Interview fee (including VAT, non-refundable)

Registration Fee: £88.00 (payable on successful application)
£88 – CEnv registration fee (VAT exempt).

Total fee: £292.00

There will be an annual SocEnv fee payable to maintain your chartered status. This fee is currently £59.00 and made up of a £44.00 subscription fee plus a £15.00 (VAT inclusive) administration fee. It will be payable along with your CIEEM membership renewal on the 1st of October each year.

How to apply

The process for applying for Chartered Environmentalist status through CIEEM is currently being revised.  We will update this page with the relevant information as soon as this has been finalised.  In the meantime please register your interest using the form below and we will contact you as soon as the new process is launched.  if you are currently completing a for that you have downloaded some time ago please contact to discuss your options.

CEnv expression of interest

The application process for CEnv is changing. Please register your interest in hearing about the new process using the form below. We will not use information submitted using this form for any other purpose.
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