The RTPI offers a range of membership types to suit all levels of planning professionals, for every stage in your career. The designation Chartered Town Planner is the hallmark of professional competence and signifies to employers, clients and the public a depth of skills and knowledge in spatial planning. Non-planners are able to join the Institute as Affiliate members.
If you are not sure which class of membership is right for you, try our step-by-step membership wizard.
Chartered Membership signifies that its holder has knowledge, skills and competence in spatial planning in appropriate depth and detail.
Licentiate membership is the main pathway to qualify as a Chartered Town Planner.
For full or part time students on courses related to planning or the built environment.
For professionals involved in spatial planning. Associate membership is also a route to becoming a Chartered Town Planner.
For enforcement, technical or administrative staff engaged in spatial planning.
For qualified legal practitioners who specialise, or have experience, in planning law.
For people who have an interest in planning but are not qualified for other membership classes.
Find out which membership class is right for you with our step-by-step wizard.
The Royal Town Planning Institute
41 Botolph Lane, London, EC3R 8DL
Tel: 020 7929 9494
The RTPI is a charity registered in England (262865) and Scotland (SC 037841)