Ordinary Membership

How do I join?

Complete the online application form and make payment online using your credit card.

Membership applications take between 2-5 working days to process and can take longer during busier periods before the annual congress. Please ensure you submit your application within plenty of time including any required additional information.

For payment you will be taken to a secure server where you can safely enter your credit card details for quick and easy payment using the secure and trusted WorldPay system.

How do I renew?

To renew your membership, you must create an ESE membership account and log on to use an online form. Credit card payments will be taken securely by WorldPay:-

Read these instructions and click the link below to start the renewal process:

  • Log into the ESE members section (request a password by email if you don't already have one by clicking on "I've forgotten my password / I don't have a password" and entering your e-mail address).
  • Once logged in proceed to "My profile" and check that your personal details are correct.
  • You should be able to see the membership and/or journal subscriptions that are due for renewal. Click on the "I want to renew my subscriptions" button to start the renewal process.
  • Follow the instructions for the renewal process. You will be taken to WorldPay to complete your payment by credit card.

If you have any problems or queries, please contact ESE.

National Affiliated Society Discounted Membership?

If you are currently a member of one of ESE’s National Affiliated Societies and you are due to renew your ESE membership, you are eligible for a discount on your membership renewal fee as follows

Membership Category – one year*

Full Rate

National Affiliate Membership




Reduced Rate






*Please note that the discount is not available for 3 year or Lifetime membership.

 If you have not already done so, please follow this process to have your membership category changed:

Step 1: Click here to complete the form to opt in to National Affiliate Membership

Step 2: Wait for the ESE Office to send you an email with a new renewal link (normally within 3 working days)

Step 3: Click on the new renewal link sent in the email to make your payment at the discounted rate, or log on to the members’ area to make your payment.