Submitting a group payment for individuals joining or renewing their IEEE membership(s) using a Group Summary 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 Payment Template Form to IEEE Member Operations at
  3. Complete/send your payment.


As a representative and advocate for the engineering and computer-science professions, IEEE has a strong and continuing interest in sustaining and improving the accrediting process for relevant degrees offered by universities and colleges worldwide.

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, 491 KB) first, which includes screen captures.

Direct any inquiries that you have on the Group Payment to Member Operations at   

Note to organizers: If you know the order amounts you will be responisble for paying, you can enter the "Order Total Amount" for those members; otherwise, you can leave it blank and leave a brief note in the Comments (Optional) field. The IEEE operations team will confirm the quote amount with you.

Initiating the online join process

  1. Select "Join as a professional" or "Join as a student" below. Please note: If you are using a promotion code, you will need to complete the application.
  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. 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

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

  1. Complete the IEEE Group Payment Template Form (XLS, 19 KB).
  2. Email the completed form to
    1. Upon receiving the file, IEEE staff will create a Group Payment form in PDF version 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 payment number and your organization name. A US$15 bank fee will be added to your group payment.
    4. Challan (India only): View Rupee group payment instructions.
  4. Notify IEEE Member Operations at after the payment has been made
  5. Payment confirmation will take place within three to five business days and the completion of the order process within ten business days.
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