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Icon’s membership year runs from 1st April to 31st March.  Full membership dues are applicable to all those joining throughout the year.

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PACR Pathway

The PACR Pathway is available to provide specialist mentoring and support as you work towards your Accreditation at no extra cost.

A paid version is also available to make payments towards the costs of your Accreditation assessment and related fees. To take advantage of this, simply chose the appropriate membership category from the drop down list above.

Accredited member concession

Icon members with a total annual income of less than £16,000 are eligible for concessionary membership rates.

As concessionary rates are supported by Icon’s charitable activities, these are renewed annually. Confirmation of entitlement must be submitted in compliance with auditing guidelines.

Types of evidence may include:

  • HMRC self-assessment income calculation showing total income for the previous year
  • Proof of receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Housing Benefit
  • Copy of employment contract signed within the last year
  • Confirmation from your employer on business letterhead certifying your salary
  • P45 or P60

We regret that Word-generated personal accounting documents are not acceptable.

Please upload your proof of income here. Please note this information is strictly confidential.

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Student member proof of current enrolment

Please upload your proof of current enrolment here. A scan of your student card is acceptable. 

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Please select which groups you would like to subscribe to.

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I agree to promote the Charity’s Objects described in the Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Institute of Conservation and not engage in any action that is contrary to those Objects. The Charity’s Objects are 1) to advance the education of the public by research into and the promotion of the conservation of items and collections of items of cultural, aesthetic, historic and scientific value and 2) to preserve and conserve items and collections of items of cultural, aesthetic, historic and scientific value. I agree to abide by Icon’s Code of Conduct and understand that any alleged contravention of the Code of Conduct may lead to investigation and, if appropriate, action under Icon’s adopted Disciplinary Procedures. I agree to receive notices, documents and information from the Charity by electronic means including by email and through the website.

Your submission is not complete until you have made payment. Please click ‘Submit’ to proceed to our secure Paypal portal.

Please download a Direct Debit form here and email to

Please make your cheque out to:

Icon, the Institute of Conservation
Unit 2, Radisson Court 219
Long Lane London SE1 4PR

Please note your membership will not be active until your cheque is received. 

Data Protection


Icon, the Institute of Conservation, is committed to the protection of the privacy of individuals in compliance with good practice, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and related data protection and privacy legislation.


Icon relies on the use of personal data to provide services to Icon members and stakeholders, to achieve core objectives underpinning Icon’s charitable status, and to ensure members of the public can identify and access quality-assured conservation professionals.  To provide these services and achieve these objectives, Icon processes personal data from members, staff, Trustees, contractors, members of the public and representatives from allied organisations, for purposes including legal and regulatory compliance, and routine business functions of the organisation. 


Please see Icon's Privacy Notice for information about how Icon processes the personal data provided in this form.