Membership Categories

IQSK Membership comprises Corporate and Non-Corporate Members. Corporate members include Fellows, Corporate and Licentiate members. They are voting members. Non-corporate members are Honorary, Visiting, Graduate, Technician and Student Members. They are not eligible to voting during meetings.

Honorary Members

Persons who shall have rendered conspicuous service to the Institute or profession of Quantity Surveying or associated Professions. Membership is only by invitation and has to be approved by the Institute’s AGM.

Fellow Members

Persons who must have attained the age of 40 years have been a corporate member of the Institute for a period of at least 15 continuous years, etc. A college of fellows must approve the application.

Corporate Members

Persons who must be at least 25 years of age, has had at least two years adequate practical experience as a graduate Quantity Surveyor and for this period, at least two years shall be in position involving responsibility as a Quantity Surveyor. The person must have passed or been exempted from the corporate membership examination of Quantity Surveying Institute, Association or society approved for the purpose by the council or has been registered or eligible for registration by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors in Kenya.

Licentiate Members

Persons who are at least 35 years of age and has been Technician Member of the Institute for a period of at least ten continuous years, has held a position of Quantity Surveyor Assistant/Technician at least 5 years, be a holder of a Higher National Diploma in Building Economics from a recognized Polytechnic.

Visiting Members

Persons who are resident in Kenya for not more than one year and have fulfilled such conditions as the By-Laws prescribe.

Graduate Members

Persons, who are at least 21 years of age, hold the final degree after a four year course of study in Building Economics in the University of Nairobi and have been an employee of Professional firm or department engaged in Quantity Surveying.

Technician Members

Persons at least 21 years of age, have passed Technician Certificate Part II or Ordinary Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering and be an employee of a firm of Quantity Surveyors or department engaged in Quantity Surveying.

Student Members

Persons at least 18 years of age, have attained a minimum Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or O-Level and are receiving adequate instruction in the theory of Quantity Surveying at an approved University.