Member (MCIHT)

Are you an experienced professional? Becoming a Member ensures that your experience and knowledge as a professional is recognised by employers and society at large. MCIHT is highly respected in the industry. 

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Who can join?

This grade is available to those with a minimum of three years’ experience of working in highways and transportation.
When you are a Member, you can use the designation MCIHT after your name.

How much does it cost? 

Membership fees are adjusted depending on when you join in the year. For any queries, please contact e: For a full list of fees please see our fees page

What you need before you apply

To ensure the online application process is as efficient as possible you will be asked to provide the following supporting evidence as part of your application:

  • CV
  • Details of employment history for last three years
  • List of academic qualifications
  • List of professional bodies you belong to (this is not mandatory)
  • Proposer and Seconder including:
    • The professional body they belong to
    • Email address.

The proposer and seconder should be Members or Fellows of CIHT or a recognised professional body in a related sector.

Your proposer and seconder must have consented for CIHT to contact them about your application.

If you have previously had a CIHT account please log in with the email address we have for you. If you no longer have access to this email account, contact: 


Have you checked your eligibility?
Have you read what you need before applying?
If yes to both questions and you think you are ready to apply.
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Membership FAQs

If you require any help on any of the supporting evidence, please get in touch with our Membership team who are ready to help you. Email us at or complete the enquiry form

Benefits of membership

Professional credibility
Raise your profile and credibility with professional recognition. Membership immediately demonstrates to employers, clients and peers that you meet the requirements and professional standards for good practice in highways and transportation.

Staying ahead with your professional development 
Keeping up to date with your own professional development and staying ahead with current practice is important for all professionals in the sector. That’s why all CIHT members get member-only pricing on CIHT events, including CPD courses and other training.  We hold regular webinars to keep you connected, as well as offering business and professional guidance and valuable professional development content from industry experts.
You also get free access to CIHT Learn, our online learning platform. This makes it easier than ever for you to make professional development a day-to-day, career-long priority to increase the impact and effectiveness you have in your role. Self-assessment, learning plan and learning reflection tools are built into the hub, helping you to plan your career path and reach your potential.

Become part of your professional community
As a member, you will be part of a vast network of professionals in a breadth of roles across the sector. 
You can also access our extensive case studies – The Work – for inspiration and ideas that you can incorporate into your own work, or help you find like-minded collaborators.
Our regions and Nations are at the heart of the work we do. We have 12 regions across the UK, plus five for international members. As a member, you can join your local branch, attend events, and get updates on activities in other regions.

Stay informed 
Transportation Professional provides in-depth insight into the issues at the forefront of highways and transportation practice and the innovative solutions the industry is taking to tackle them.
Each member receives a copy of TP magazine and has access to a range of policies and documentation. Our resource centre allows you to find out more on our technical guidance, policy statements and general publications. 

Make a difference
As a Member, you have a voice in how your Institution is run – through voting at annual general meetings, extraordinary general meetings, and Elections, standing for elected positions, and committee membership.

CSCS Professionally qualified person card 
CIHT Members (MCIHT) are automatically eligible to apply for a CSCS Professionally qualified person card. All applicants must pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test or the alternative CIC Health and Safety Test.

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   What our members say

"Very useful, a lot of information . . . where we are up to date with day to day issues that our relevant to our industry."
"A good way of knowledge sharing . . . it's always useful to hear what other people are doing and take those examples and best practice forward."

Samantha Dyke, Principal Engineer, Traffic Management, Newcastle City Council


CIHT membership is a key part of being a transport planner in the UK. It provides us transport planners with a "home" and helps give us an identity, whilst providing the opportunity to enhance our knowledge through a wide range of seminars and publications.

Kamran Haider, Director, Pulsar Transport Ltd 

Being a Member with CIHT has helped improve my career prospects and work opportunities. It has also helped with achieving more recognition by colleagues and has improved my image with my employer.

Tasos Papaloucas, Traffic Engineer, B&NES Council 

CIHT is the membership body for the many not the few. Encompasses the world of highways and transportation and not the periphery or the calculations actively promoting women in their ever expanding presence in industry.

Julie Crawford, Regional Delivery Director, Highways England


Help and support

If you wish to contact us, please get in touch with our Membership team who are ready to help you. Email us at or call us or make an enquiry.

Got a question? We've got the answer!
Here are some of the questions we're often asked by our Members. If you don't find the answer you're looking for here, give the Membership team a call on ‪+44 020 7336 1555‬‬‬ (Option 1) or email us at



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