Member membership

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

Becoming an IBMS Member will support your professional development, develop your skills and experience, enhance your career and will help expand your knowledge of biomedical science.

IBMS will support you with guidance and connect you to our network of 20,000 biomedical science professionals.


Benefits of becoming an IBMS Member

Expand your knowledge with:
Professional recognition:
  • through the Science Council’s Chartered Scientist register
  • become a recognised leader in your field as an IBMS Advisory Panel Member and Examiner
  • recognition of your professional and academic achievements through the use of designatory letters MIBMS
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 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