Membership Qualifications

Membership is open to the following category:

Individual Members

Professionally qualified persons of any nationality and who are engaged in the building industry in a managerial, administrative, scientific, technical or educational capacity and those undergoing relevant training.

Membership of the Institute is divided into six classes namely: Honorary Fellow, Fellow, Member, Affiliate Member, Associate Member and Student Member.

Except for Affiliate member and Student member, members of the Institute are authorised to use the following letters corresponding to the classes after their names: Hon F.S.I.B., F.S.I.B., M.S.I.B., A.S.I.B.

Honorary Fellows (Hon FSIB)

Honorary Fellows shall be distinguished and eminent persons whose membership shall in the opinion of the Board of Directors add prestige to or advance the objectives of the Institute. Honorary Fellowship shall only be conferred by the Board of Directors.

Fellows (FSIB)

Fellows shall be persons:-

  1. who are not less than thirty-five (35) years of age and have been members of the Institute for a period of three years consecutively;
  2. who have been engaged for at least five (5) years in a senior position of responsibility in Building, or of equivalent standing and
  3. who have satisfied the Board of Directors that they are worthy of election as Fellows.
Members (MSIB)

Members shall be persons:-

a.

  1. who are not less than twenty-five (25) years of age;
  2. who have passed the prescribed Membership Examination of the Institute, or who are Building graduates or Professional Building Diploma of recognised universities or colleges, or in possession of an equivalent qualification thereof;
  3. who have not less than three (3) years of relevant work experience out of which one year shall be in Singapore;
  4. who have satisfied the Board of Directors that they are worthy of election as Members.

OR

b.

  1. who are not less than thirty-five (35) years of age
  2. who have at least ten (10) years of employment in a position of full responsibility in the management and execution of major building construction work;
  3. who have passed the prescribed Direct Membership Examinations of the Institute and
  4. who have satisfied the Board of Directors that they are worthy of election as Members.

c. Notwithstanding the above, an existing Student Member who has satisfactorily graduated from a recognised University shall on application be entitled to be up-graded from a Student Member to a Member, subject to the Board of Directors’ decision he is worthy of election as Member and payment of Members’ Subscription.

Associate Members (ASIB)

Associate Members shall be persons:

  1. who have obtained a Building Diploma from recognised polytechnics/colleges or have obtained an equivalent qualification;
  2. who are engaged in the building profession for at least one (1) year;
  3. Notwithstanding the above, an existing Student Member who has satisfactorily graduated from a recognised Polytechnic or institute of higher learning shall on application be entitled to be up-graded from a Student Member to an Associate Member, subject to the Board of Director’s decision he is worthy of election as an Associate Member and payment of Associate Members’ Subscription.
Affiliate Members

Affiliate Members shall be persons:

  1. who are not less than twenty-five (25) years of age;
  2. who are graduate of recognised universities, polytechnics or colleges;
  3. who have not less than three (3) years of relevant post-graduate work experience and
  4. who have satisfied the Board of Directors that they are worthy of election as Affiliate Members.
Student Members

Student Members shall be persons who are undergoing a recognised building course, or persons of equivalent standing.

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Enterprise Members

Any business entity in Singapore and Overseas

The Board may admit into Membership as Enterprise Memberany company which is:

  • a business entity registered in Singapore; or a business entity Overseas in their respective country;
  • in the business of building and construction including any other business entity in the Built Environment Industry for at least three (3) years in business; and
  • worthy of election as Enterprise Member having satisfied the Board:-
    • of its suitability for admission; and
    • that its admission would be beneficial to the Institute
  • provided always notwithstanding the above requirement for Enterprise Member, the Board may at its sole discretion admit any building and construction business related company whether from within or outside Singapore who can contribute to the Institute growth and sustainability.

Enterprise Members (EM) shall receive a unique plaque and trademark logo.

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