Our Member membership is for specialists in their field looking to further enhance their practice

At this level of membership you will be able to use our designatory letters MIBMS after your name, demonstrating to your colleagues and peers that you have advanced scientific knowledge. We will also help you maintain the highest levels of professionalism as well as offer further opportunities to develop your technical and professional knowledge with our specialist qualifications. 


Benefits of becoming an IBMS Member

Expand your knowledge with:
Professional recognition:
Develop your skills with:
Support includes:
Connect with biomedical science professionals and shape IBMS policy:

Find out more about the benefits of joining the IBMS here


Who can join?

To become a Member of the IBMS you must:

  • hold an IBMS Specialist Diploma, Diploma in Biomedical ScienceDiploma of Specialist Practice, or
  • hold an equivalent level professional qualification (e.g. CPSM/IBMS discipline specific log book, STP, BBTS Specialist Certificate, BISHI Diploma), or   
  • hold a biomedical science related M-level academic qualification (e.g. MSc,  MPhil, MBA), or UK NARIC confirmed equivalent and have two years professional experience in an area related to biomedical science.

To find out more about renewing or upgrading your membership visit our FAQ page.   


How to join

Download and complete an IBMS Membership Application form

Send to along with:

  • copies of relevant qualification certificates, and
  • payment (IBMS membership fees + £20 registration fee)

You can also send your application by post to: Membership, IBMS, 12 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL.

For more information on joining the IBMS visit our FAQ page


Case study

The biggest benefits of my IBMS membership are the educational opportunities and access to related resources that support me. 

I have completed the IBMS Registration Portfolio, Specialist Diploma in Clinical Biochemistry and the Certificate of Expert Practice in Quality Management. These have furthered my knowledge and facilitated my professional development in various roles as a biomedical scientist. 

Martin McFadden