【2021-22 Qualification Process Part 1 Updates】
Exam confirmation letters were sent to all Part 1 candidates by 30 July 2021.
For those who haven’t receive the email, please kindly check your junk box or contact us at qualification@hkiqep.org.

1. General

To qualify for Professional Membership, Candidates must satisfy ALL of the following criteria:

  1. Be a recognised member of an Institutional Partner (see http://hkiqep.org/membership-class/)
  2. Meet the requirements for academic qualifications and working experience set by HKIQEP (see http://hkiqep.org/membership-class/)
  3. Receive support from three Professional Members, Founding Fellows or Fellows who personally know the Candidate
  4. Complete and pass the qualification process set by HKIQEP

Full details of the application process can be downloaded here

2. Qualification Process

The qualification process consists of three steps:

  • Step 1. Professional Assessment (Part I)
  • Step 2. Professional Membership Application
  • Step 3. Professional Assessment (Part II)


All three steps must be performed in order.

Candidates who have passed both Professional Assessment (Part I) and (Part II) will be considered to be elected as the Professional Members by the HKIQEP Executive Committee.

Step 1: Professional Assessment (Part I)

The Professional Assessment (Part I) is scheduled for 14 August 2021 Saturday (In case of inclement weather, it will be postponed to 15 August 2021 Sunday)

Application period: 1 May ~ 30 June 2021
Online application: https://form.jotform.com/HKIQEP/PA_part1_2021-22

Refer to the Professional Membership Application Guidelines for details regarding the assessment.

Step 2: Professional Membership application

To be eligible for Professional Membership, Candidates must:

  • Meet all requirements for Professional Membership as stated on the top of this page
  • Have passed Professional Assessment (Part I) within the last five years (60 months from date of notification letter)

Professional Assessment (Part II) in 2021/22 will be scheduled as follows:

Application period: 1 August ~ 30 November 2021
Application form: available late July 2021
Online application form submission link: available on 1 August 2021

Refer to the Professional Membership Application Guidelines for details regarding the assessment.

Step 3: Professional Assessment (Part II)

Planned dates for Professional Assessment (Part II) are:

12 & 19 February 2022

Additional dates may be scheduled if there is an overwhelming number of applicants.

Each candidate will be scheduled to attend one session. Candidates with known date conflicts should advise HKIQEP as soon as possible.

Once the application package has been reviewed and accepted, Candidates will receive an invoice for the assessment fee.

Refer to the Professional Membership Application Guidelines for details regarding the assessment.

The summary of the qualification process can be downloaded here

3. Fees Schedule:

*All fees paid are non-refundable

Bank: HSBC
Account Name: Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited
Account Number: 848-718524-001

  • Candidates are responsible for the payment of the above fees in a timely manner to facilitate the qualification process
  • When submitting evidence of payment, the Candidate’s name (and Candidate number if available) must be written on the receipt to avoid confusion

4. Other Reminders

    1. Applicants are recommended to begin IP membership application as soon as possible, as the process may take several months.
    2. All announcements and communications will be made through email; No postal mail will be sent.
    3. General notices will be posted on the HKIQEP website and social media sites (Facebook and LinkedIn).
    4. To avoid communication emails falling into spam folders, Applicants are advised to add our email addresses (general@hkiqep.org & qualification@hkiqep.org) to their contact list.