Managing your membership

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Make the most of your membership and keep your details up to date. 

Renewing your membership - useful tips

We have a few hints and tips to make the renewal process as smooth as possible.

UK members

members outside the UK

Keeping your details up to date

It is important it is to keep your details up to date with us!

It is easy to update your personal details.  Log int online, got to 'My IFST' where you can view and amend  your personal details.

You are also able to

  • Join our Member Finder
  • Upload a profile picture for our Member Finder
  • Update your interests
  • Manage notifications from various group forums

Please contact the Membership Team  to update your employer details online.

If you have recently changed your surname, please contact the Membership Team who will arrange for the update to be made.

Tax Relief on Professional Fees & Registration

You may be able to claim tax relief on professional fees and subscriptions paid to IFST as HMRC recognises IFST as an approved professional organisation.  If you require a receipt for your membership, please contact us

Upgrade your membership

We encourage our members to upgrade their membership where possible.  We know it takes a little time but it is worth it!

Find out if you are eligible to upgrade today!

If you would like to speak to someone about the benefits of upgrading your membership, contact us today!

Joining a Professional Register

An opportunity to be recognised professionally is important for many reasons.

Professional recognition can provide a pathway or framework for an individual’s professional development while still allowing the flexibility for different options depending on the specialism of the individual.

We have a number of Professional Registers, Find out moreabout the different Registers and which one is the best for you.

Contacting us

You are able to contact us by email about any of the following:

membership renewal - concessions, payment queries, cancellations

upgrading membership

Joining a Register

Group membership enquiry


Alternatively, you are able to contact the office on 020 7603 6316