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Recognition of EEA and Swiss professional qualifications guidance

The EEA and Swiss recognition route will be closing this year following changes to UK legislation, and recognition agreements with authorities in Ireland, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands either in place or shortly coming into effect.

The last date for EEA applications will be 19 July 2024. The last date for applications for those who hold Swiss professional qualifications is 31 December 2024. ICE still welcomes interest from colleagues qualified in EEA countries and Switzerland and can offer alternative routes to membership. Please contact our Membership Recruitment Team at [email protected] for more details.

You can apply for the UK protected titles of CEng MICE, IEng MICE or EngTech MICE if you hold an EEA or Swiss professional qualification in the field of civil engineering.

Recognition of EEA and Swiss professional qualifications guidance

Content type: Membership document

Last updated: 31 January 2023

Author/s: Billy Martin

This guidance document explains the eligibility criteria and helps you decide if this is the right option for you. The guidance also takes you through the steps of applying for ICE membership and Engineering Council registration.

Download the guidance to find out about:

  • Who can apply
  • What other options are available
  • How to apply
  • How you will be assessed
  • What happens after your result

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions.

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The EEA and Swiss recognition route will be closing this year following changes to UK legislation, and recognition agreements with authorities in Ireland, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands either in place or shortly coming into effect.

The last date for EEA applications will be 19 July 2024. The last date for applications for those who hold Swiss professional qualifications is 31 December 2024. ICE still welcomes interest from colleagues qualified in EEA countries and Switzerland and can offer alternative routes to membership. Please contact our Membership Recruitment Team at [email protected] for more details.