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Administration Fees

Complete the relevant application form to join the RTPI or upgrade your membership.  There are different fees and closing dates for each type of application. You can find full details on each membership class page. Pay you application fee online.

Joining and upgrading

Application Form Fee Application
Chartered L-APC £230 Quarterly
Chartered A-APC £290 Quarterly
Chartered EP-APC £290 Quarterly
Fellow £250 Quarterly
Associate £90 Quarterly
Legal Associate £90 Quarterly
Licentiate £45 Weekly
Affiliate                                                      £20 Weekly
Student £0 Weekly
Retired Members Class £0 Weekly
Retired Member - Life Membership £780 Weekly


Application Form Fee Application
Chartered L-APC route: each section £30 Quarterly
Chartered other routes: PDP section £30 Quarterly
Chartered other routes*: PCS and PES
(per each section)
£40 Quarterly
Associate*: each section £20 Quarterly

If you are required to resubmit the Planning Degree Statement and Matrix, this is included within the resubmission fee for the PES.


Application Form
Fee Application
Chartered £50 Weekly
Legal Associate £50 Weekly
Associate £50 Weekly
Affiliate £20 Weekly
Retired £20 Weekly
Licentiate £0 Weekly
Student £0 Weekly
Reversion from Retired Members Class £50 Weekly


You should provide proof of payment with your application. If you are paying online you will receive a receipt which should be included with your application. If paying by cheque, please make it payable to 'RTPI'  and send to the following address: Royal Town Planning Institute, Membership Team, 41 Botolph Lane, London, EC3R 8DL. The administration fee covers the processing of your application and is therefore non-refundable.

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Licentiate Assessment of Professional Competence

The L-APC is the main route to becoming a Chartered Town Planner

See L-APC guidelines