There is an e-Membership option for prospective members that reside in developing nations. IEEE continues to work for the benefit of its members and membership affordability is one more way IEEE can help you do more.

If you reside in one of the countries where e-Membership is available you can join IEEE, or renew your existing membership, online.

Members who join or renew and select the e-Membership option will receive an electronic copy of their membership card and membership materials. All publications, including IEEE Spectrum magazine, The Institute, and Potentials, will also be delivered digitally. e-Members can also add as many society memberships as they wish, at whatever price the individual society offers. The e-Membership dues fee only applies to IEEE membership. 


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Not an IEEE member yet?

Join IEEE and take advantage of e-Membership. The e-Membership option is not available to students. If you are a student enrolled in at least a 50% course load at an accredited university, IEEE has a special Student membership available to you. 
Learn more or join IEEE as a student. 

Why is the e-Membership option not available in my country? 

IEEE strives to make membership affordable to everyone. IEEE offers the e-Membership option to new and renewing members in countries where the per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is less than US$14,700. IEEE uses a three-year average of this data, published by the United Nations, in determining which countries are eligible. 

What other reduced dues options are there?

Members who do not live in one of the developing nations listed have the Special Circumstances option available to them, which discounts IEEE membership 50% when they are retired, unemployed, or meet the minimum income provision. It also gives them print publications, though only a few dollars more than e-Membership.

Learn more about the Special Circumstances Membership Option.