Individual membership

Individual members of the RIBA are a global network of professionals who share a common interest in architecture and the built environment. Membership of the RIBA is recognised the world over as a symbol of professional excellence, with members located across the globe; they are the lifeblood and driving force of the Institute. RIBA membership develops as you progress throughout your architectural studies and subsequent career by providing access to the latest knowledge, research and information, high-quality support services, world-class CPD and more.

You can find details of RIBA Individual Membership options below


If you have any questions about joining please feel free to get in touch with our Membership team:

  • Call +44 (0) 207 307 3686
  • email Membership Development
  • Come in for a visit – 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD

Refer a friend and receive a £25 RIBA Bookshop voucher

At the RIBA we've been supporting our members and the architectural profession for over 175 years. Our strength is our members, and as the network grows, so does the influence of our community and power of our voice.

Why not tell a friend or a colleague about why you have decided to join the RIBA network and if they become a member you'll receive a £25 RIBA Bookshop voucher to redeem online. Terms and conditions apply.

To refer a friend

Email Membership Development or call 020 7307 3686 providing the name, email address and contact number of the friend you are referring, along with the category of RIBA Membership they will be applying for.

We will then contact them to confirm that you were the person that referred them.

The friend you referred will then be asked to write your name and the code WEB001 in the Application Code box on their application form.