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Chartered Status: points route

For those holding the EHRB Certification of Registration with more than five years' practice post registration or 10 years' relevant work experience.

This route is for those environmental health practitioners who have the required combination of professional qualifications and expertise gained on the job, which may make them eligible for an upgrade to Chartered Status.

Please note that this route to Chartered Status will close on 31 December 2019, so please contact us before then if you believe that your application satisfies the criteria listed below.

Eligibility criteria

To gain Chartered Status, you will need:

  • Member (MCIEH) grade
  • Either five years’ experience since gaining the EHRB Certificate of Registration OR 10 years’ experience after passing a CIEH accredited degree
  • To demonstrate eight points in the Chartered Status Assessment
  • 60 hours of CPD within the last three years
  • Once Chartered you will be required to complete 30 hours of CPD per year.


Everything included in our Member grade, plus:

  • Special designatory letters 'CEnvH' (in addition to 'MCIEH' or 'FCIEH')
  • Chartered Status logo in your email signature, website, business cards and professional correspondence


A one-off application fee of £159.

More information

Find out more about applying for Chartered Status today:

Members who have passed APC or APD

If you have passed our Assessment of Professional Competence or Parts 1 and 2 of the Assessment of Professional Development, please contact the membership team about a fast track application for Chartered Status.

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