To qualify for life membership, a retired Fellow or Member must
be recommended by their Branch. The application in writing needs to
be submitted to the Head Office by 1 September annually
so that it can be considered for approval by Controlling
Life membership should be considered for those retired Fellows
or Members who over a protracted period have made a significant
contribution to ICS, for example, having been the Chairman of the
Institute, Branch or specialist committee member, Tutor, Examiner
and so on.
A Life member is entitled to all the benefits of membership
except the right to vote or take part in the affairs of the
Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.