Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common membership questions.

Use your email address connected to your Engineers Australia profile to register for a password at https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/profile/register-password

Use the email address connected to your Engineers Australia profile to request a password reset at https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/profile/reset-password

This will generate an email to your email address with a link to reset your password.

Please contact the Member Services Team:

Nationwide call: 1300 653 113
International callers: +61 2 6270 6555
Email: [email protected]

Member services are available Mon–Fri 8:30am–6pm AEST

Log in to myPortal to update your contact details online https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/myprofile/contact 

Eligibility for membership is dependant on completion of an accredited or recognised engineering qualification, coupled with relevant work experience in the engineering field. Qualifications can be recognised by successful completion of;

Re-admission

All applications for re-admission are submitted through myPortal

Re-admission at the same membership grade

To reinstate lapsed membership at the same professional category, please complete an online application for readmission via myPortal. Please use your previous membership number/ EAID to log in to https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/membership to commence your application.

Re-admission at a higher membership grade

To reinstate lapsed membership at a higher membership grade to the grade you previously held, please complete an online application via myPortal. Please use your previous membership number/ EAID to log in to https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/membership to commence your application.

Re-admission to Chartered status

Past member

If you are a past member of Engineers Australia, you can opt to be readmitted to your previously held Chartered status in your re-join Engineers Australia application.  Please log into myPortal with your previous EA ID number and select the Re-join my membership tile from the Portal home page.

You will need to upload a Continuing Professional Development Log that shows your CPD over the past 3 years (see our CPD requirements for details).  Depending on the time lapsed since you last held Chartered, you may be asked for additional information and/or to participate in a short phone interview.

Current member

If you are a current member of Engineers Australia, where your Chartered Status has been relinquished or is lapsed, please contact [email protected] to receive access to the Chartered Other alternate pathway. 

On receipt of the pathway access email, you will need to complete the enrolment form including upload of your CPD Log.  You do not need to complete an Industry Review.  Then depending on the time lapsed since you last held Chartered, you may be asked for additional information and/or to participate in a short phone interview.

Chartered Re-admission Fees:

Lapsed less than 12 months = $0

Lapsed 12 months to 5 years = $220 inc GST

Lapsed more than 5 years = $335.50 inc GST

 

Fees

Fees associated with re-admission and renewal of membership can be found in the current fee schedule. 

View Membership Fees

Engineers Australia does not suspend membership. Direct Debit and Concession options may be of interest to assist during financial hardship.

If you are unemployed, studying a post-graduate course, retired or experiencing financial difficulties you may be eligible for a membership subscription concession. Find out if you are eligible here. 

Engineers Australia Membership subscription discounts are available to members who are also members of IPWEA or a fee-based Technical Society. These discounts are automatically applied with the yearly renewals process.

Engineers Australia offers a range of payment options as described below:

Online

If you would like to pay online, please log in to myPortal and click 'Renew now'. You need an EA ID and password to login.

If you are an Engineers Australia member, you already have an EA ID - your membership number. If you do not have a password you can register for a password here or if you have forgotten your password you can reset your password here.

Direct debit

You can pay your membership fees monthly from a nominated bank or credit card account. Monthly debits are made to your nominated bank account or credit card account within the first three business days of the month. The amount debited to your account will be equally divided over the remaining months of the financial year of the total of your annual renewal invoice.

Simply log into myPortal to set up your direct debit.

B-Pay

Contact your participating financial institution to make a payment directly from your cheque, savings or credit card account (AMEX and Diners excluded). B-Pay details are on the front of your invoice. Please do not use B-Pay if amendments to your invoice are required.

Paying by mail

Payments can be made by cheque or money order. Please post your payment to:

Engineers Australia
Locked Bag 24
Kingston ACT 2604

When paying by cheque please write your membership number on the reverse of the cheque and make it payable to: Engineers Australia. All cheque payments must be in AUD and drawn from an Australian bank. 

Have more questions or need assistance?

Please contact Member Services  

Nationwide call: 1300 653 113
International callers: +61 2 6270 6555
Email: [email protected]

Member services are available Mon–Fri 8:30am–6pm AEST

Members wishing to resign their membership are required to do so in writing; by mail, email or fax. To assist us to identify you accurately, please include your Engineers Australia membership number, full name and contact details, along with a brief reason for your decision to resign.

Members can also log into myPortal to create their own resignation application.

Student members who have completed an accredited undergraduate course may be eligible to apply for Graduate membership. Engineers Australia does not automatically upgrade you to Graduate membership, we require some supporting documents.

Click here for more information on Graduate membership

 

Engineers Australia follows a financial year billing cycle. Beginning on July 1, and ending on June 30. Members are invoiced in May/ June to renew the following financial year’s membership.

Our Privacy Policy has been updated in accordance with recent changes to the legislation. Please take the time to read our Privacy Policy.

Engineers Australia relies on a large number of active volunteers in many different areas including engineering events, professional development, colleges and technical societies, regional groups and special interest groups such as Young Engineers and Women in Engineering. 

A photo ID is required to protect your identity when we handle queries and requests related to your own membership or registration. This identification enables us to establish better integrity of verification. A photo ID also helps us record the correct official name and date of birth.

You can provide a colour scan of your passport bio-data page or Australian driver's licence. If none of these are available, a copy of your Birth Certificate or Official Identity Document may be acceptable in lieu.

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