Submitting a group payment for individuals joining or renewing their IEEE membership(s) using a Group Invoice is a three-step process:

  1. Initiate IEEE’s online process for joining or renewing IEEE membership for each membership/applicant
  2. Fill out and submit the Group Invoice Template Form to IEEE Member Operations at
  3. Complete/send your payment
The step-by-step instructions provide direction regarding completing the join and renewal process for the group payment option. Before you begin the process, it is recommended that you view the step-by-step instructions (PDF, 92 KB) first, which includes screen captures.

Direct any inquiries that you have on the Group Invoice to Member Operations at
Initiating the online join process
  1. Sign in to the online application form and select "Join as a professional" or "Join as a student"
  2. Create your IEEE Account by selecting the "Create Account" button. Enter all the profile information such as your address, education, and/or employment to complete your registration. You do not need to "Proceed to checkout" after you've saved your information
  3. Send your name, username/email address, and IEEE member number to the organizer
    1. You may find your IEEE member number by going to "My Account" and then clicking on the "Manage personal profile" link
Initiating the online renewal process
  1. Sign in to the membership renewal website using your IEEE Account
  2. Verify and/or update your address, education, and employment information if needed
  3. Review your shopping cart and make changes if needed. You do not need to "Proceed to checkout" after you’ve saved your changes
  4. Send your name, username/email address, and IEEE member number to the organizer
Remitting payment via Group Invoice

Please follow the steps below for remitting your payment via group Invoice.

  1. Complete the IEEE Group Invoice Template Form (XLS, 50 KB)
  2. Email the completed form to
    1. Upon receiving the file, IEEE staff will create a Group Invoice and email it back within three business days
  3. Making your payment, includes the following options
    1. Check payment made payable to "IEEE" drawn on a U.S. Bank
    2. Credit Card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, Discover). Complete information is needed: name on card, card number, expiration date, amount, and card holder's signature.
    3. Wire transfer. To ensure proper credit to your account, always reference your group invoice number, and your organization name. A US $15bank fee will be added to your group invoice.
  4. Notify IEEE Member Operations at after the payment has been made
  5. Payment confirmation will take place within 3 to 5 business days and the completion of the order process within ten business days