How to join the IAB as a professional member

Whether you run a bookkeeping business, or want to secure a position in an accountancy practice or local SME, the IAB is here for you. As a non-profit, member led organisation, you can count on us having your interests at heart.
And depending on your qualifications and experience, you can be part of an international network of members across 60 countries. There are three different grades of professional membership. These are:

Be at the top of your profession.

Fellow members may, in addition use the ultimate bookkeeping title.

Fellow membership is a mark of professional excellence, a signal to employers and businesses that you are at the very top of your field.
As the highest grade of IAB membership, a Fellow is a special accolade as it:
And, of course – as with all levels of IAB membership – you can continue to enhance your skills through on-going professional development.

To find out which grade of membership you are eligible to apply for please click here.

If you need to contact the Membership Department, please email us at or +44 (0)208 187 8888