Registration process

The Institute's academic year opens on 17 June 2024.

To sit an exam with the Institute during the 2024/25 academic year, you will need to register as a student. This can be done online at https://shipbrokers.org/.

Online registration for 2024/25 opens on 17 June.

After 17 June:

New students - If you have not registered before with the Institute then you can use https://shipbrokers.org/ to manage your new student account with the Institute. As a new student you will need to register by clicking on the Register button at the top of the page at https://shipbrokers.org/.

Returning students - If you are a student who has previously taken exams with the Institute you will have a login username and password already created. This means you can start registering as a 2024/25 student, which can be done online at https://shipbrokers.org/. Simply use your registered email address, requesting a new password via the 'Forgot Password' button.

ICS Online Academy students - If you would like to register for one of the Courses offered via the Online Academy please send the dedicated student registration form for 2024-25 to shipping-school@ics.org.uk

Kindly download the form from the link below:



Please email education@ics.org.uk, if you are unsure how to obtain these details. You must include your student number, date of birth and your email address used at the time of your last registration, so that the Education team can quickly locate your records.

Once registered online on www.shipbrokers.org you can: manage your own account, update your contact information (this information is only used by the Institute to send important information), and also view previous years exams as well as other information related to your profile, such as any subject exemption granted.

Please visit the following links for further information on pricing and key dates and deadlines for 2024/25. For any further advice please contact the education team at education@ics.org.uk.