The following persons are qualified for admission as Members of the Institute:

  1. Those who hold a valid Chartered Economists Certificate issued by the Institute;
  2. Those who have passed an examination in economics and related subjects satisfactory to the Board of Directors and Council at an accredited University or College of Technology;
  3. Those who are engaged in the practice of economics as proprietors, partners, or as employees who have been licensed as Chartered Economists for more than two years and are practising in firms enrolled in Institute approved monitoring programmes;
  4. Those who have passed the examinations of the approved professional bodies.
  5. To qualify as an associate member of the Institute, candidate is expected to sit and pass the Associate Qualifying Professional Examination from (Foundation to PEIII) of the Institute.