Become a member of the national and global community of ICOMOS!

Types of membership:

Individual membership is open to individuals with at least five years of proven expertise engaged in conservation of heritage. This includes architects, town planners, historians, archaeologists, ethnologists or archivists, and in certain cases other individuals interested in supporting the aims and objectives of ICOMOS. Individual members have voting rights and may stand for elections.

Associate Membership is open to individuals who support the mandate of ICOMOS India. They do not have voting rights.

Institutional Membership is open to any institution concerned with conservation, protection, restoration, rehabilitation, enhancement or animation of historic monuments, groups of buildings and sites. Young Professional Membership is for individuals under the age of 30. They pay a reduced membership fee and share the same benefits as Individual members. Student Membership is an associate membership and is open to students pursuing post-graduate and doctorate degrees in related fields. They receive all the benefits other than voting rights.

Sustaining Membership is open to individuals or instructions willing to financially support ICOMOS India or to contribute to national or international co-operation. Honorary Membership is conferred by the Annual General Assembly on the proposal of the Executive committee upon individuals who have rendered distinguished services in the related field.

How to become a member?

If you would like to join ICOMOS and support the cause of heritage in India and globally, please write to us on

Membership Category New Membership Fee Annual Renewal Fee
Individual 5,000 3,500
Associate Member 2,500 1,500
Institutional Member 50,000 25,000
Young Professional Member 2,500 1,500
Student Member 1,500 500
Sustaining Member 50,000 NIL
Honorary Member NIL NIL


2018 Membership Application and Renewal

Applications are invited for new individual and institutional memberships for 2018 from 31st December 2017. Those interested can apply by submitting their applications electronically along with other necessary documentation as mentioned in the application form.

Click here to submit the Individual membership form and here to submit the Institutional Membership form. Note: Payments to be made only after the approval of applications.

For renewal of existing memberships, please submit Form (click here) along with renewal fee details. Applications for renewal will be accepted from 15th of January 2018.