Application Procedure (Individual Member)
Thank you very much for your consideration of joining The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE).
We publish The Journal of IEICE, 4 Japanese and English Transactions, and online English journals; ComeX, ELEX, and NOLTA, and so on.
We also hold two annual conferences, numerous research societies, and lecture meetings. We welcome you to join The IEICE.
Member type: (extracted from The Regulations)
Overseas Membership applies only to candidates who reside outside of Japan and who have non-Japanese citizenship. If you have a non-Japanese citizenship and residence in Japan, Please apply from here.
Section 2: Members with specialized knowledge or expertise in electronic engineering, information, or communication, or comparable experience who support the objectives of the Institute.
- Student members
Section 3: Members pursuing courses in electronic engineering, information or communication at schools offering such courses, and who support the objectives of the Institute.
※ Working adult students are not eligible for Student membership. Please apply for your membership as “Member”
※ Applicable "schools" are mainly universities, colleges, and technical colleges. Please note that people enrolled in the laboratory are not eligible for Student members, and apply for membership as “Member”
Sister Society Discount (Individual Members Only)
If you are a member of one of the following institutions, a Sister Society Discount will be applied by submitting a certificate of registration (PDF) before paying your dues for the fiscal year.
- The Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers(IEIE):Admission fees will be exempted for IEIE members.
- The Radio and Electronics Association of Vietnam(REV):IEICE member fee discount of 50 % off for the non-Japanese REV members residing in Vietnam referring the regular overseas membership annual fees.
※Institutions will change whenever the occasion arises.
Application period and expected month of enrollment
|Period when payment (admission fee and annual membership dues of the first fiscal year) and recommendation approval are completed||Expected month of enrollment|
|November 16th - December 15th||January|
|December 16th - January 15th||February|
|January 16th - February 15th||March|
|February 16th - March 15th||April|
|March 16th - April 15th||May|
|April 16th - May15th||June|
|May 16th - June 15th||July|
|June 16th - July 15th||August|
|July 16th - August 15th||September|
|August 16th - September 15th||October|
|September 16th - October 15th||November|
|October 16th - November 15th||December|
※ IEICE Membership renews automatically every fiscal year.
Process of joining
Application for membership is only accepted online.For the application, please register your e-mail address first.
An URL for the application will be sent to your registered e-mail address.
Please click "E-mail address registration" and register your e-mail address. After registration, we will send you an e-mail with an URL of online application form.
Please make sure that recommendation from one endorser is required. The endorser should be an IEICE Member.
Exceptionally, student members can ask for recommendation to their professor as an endorser.
※ Before entering the form, please prepare a PDF copy of your student ID (applicants for student membership) or certificate of residence (applicants who are currently residing to related academic institutes).
Please submit your application form and complete your payment of admission fee and annual membership dues. STEP1 and 2 should be completed until the 15th of every month.
The IEICE Board of Directors approves your joining IEICE.
The Membership will start at the beginning of the next month.
Please access to the Member Page for issuing your membership card.
How to Apply
People who newly apply for membership:
※ The personal information we collect will not be used for the purposes other than IEICE activities.
Invoice and receipt upon application for membership
Please access and obtain the invoice and the receipt from Temporary Members' Member Page which becomes available after applying for membership and completing the payment.
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Service Department, Membership Section
Kikai-Shinko Kaikan Building, 3-5-8 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011