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IEEE is pleased to offer renewing members in developing nations the option to choose eMembership.

With eMembership you will have access to an electronic PDF file that contains your membership card and membership materials. All publications that you previously received via postal mail will be delivered to you electronically, and can be accessed with your IEEE Account through IEEE Xplore.

All IEEE membership benefits will otherwise remain the same. Your years of service, member grade, and grade elevation eligibility are not affected by choosing eMembership. Best of all, e-Membership offers you reduced base membership dues: just US$77. The standard regional assessment will still apply and is the same whether you choose traditional or e-Membership.

Prefer to read your IEEE Spectrum magazine each month in print, or have a physical membership card? Then simply renew as you normally would. You are not required to select e-Membership.


Before you renew

Each year in October, members receive a renewal invoice, which shows their current memberships and subscriptions.   

To take advantage of the eMembership option when you renew, you will need to renew online.

Be sure your profile information is up to date. eMembership requires that you have a valid email address.

If you've claimed a special circumstance in the past for IEEE Membership, note that this option is not available with eMembership. However, a special circumstance can be claimed with any additional Society memberships you have. Student members are not eligible for the e-Membership option.


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How to select e-Membership as you renew

Follow these steps to renew and select the e-Membership option:

  1. Log in to your renewal quote using your IEEE Account username and password.
  2. Be sure your physical address and email address are up to date. Click "Edit" to update these sections if needed, and save your changes.
  3. Under "Special membership option," select "IEEE Membership - Electronic." Click "Save."
    - Note: If you did not choose e-Membership the prior year, then the default is "IEEE Membership - Traditional." If you wish to continue to receive print materials, keep this selection. If you had chosen e-Membership the previous year, then "IEEE Membership - Electronic" will be the default selection.
  4. Your cart total will update, and you can continue to make payment and complete your renewal.


Ready to renew? Get started now.

If you have questions about your IEEE Account or renewal, the IEEE Contact Center can assist you.


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