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Membership Information

There are currently four grades of membership:


Open to anyone with an interest in chemical sciences who is prepared to adhere to the NZIC Code of Ethics.

Joining fees:

  • Full member - $125.00
  • Retired/unwaged member - $65.00
  • Overseas member - $100.00

Student Membership

To qualify for student membership you must be a full time student. All correspondence will be sent to your institution address. If you are working primarily at a separate location, please provide an alternative address and a signed statement from your supervisor.

Joining fees:

  • Student member three year subscription - $110.00
  • Student member one year subscription - $45.00


Promotion of a Member to Fellow normally requires a minimum of 5 years' professional experience as a Member, and the candidate must have shown a substantial measure of ability or achievement in chemistry. $145 per year. Application for fellowship can be made directly to the NZIC Office or via the local branch.

Honorary Fellow

The highest honour of the NZIC is awarded to members who have given meritorious service to the Institute or to science or to the profession of chemistry. Fellows of the Institute and Branch Committees have the right to nominate Honorary Fellows.

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