All individual members must adhere to the 'Membership Rules'. These Rules were made by the Board of the Institute pursuant to the powers set out in the Institute's Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Effective from 30 January 2012, university graduates who have no industry experience can apply for Associate Membership (AHKSI) and progress to Ordinary Member (MHKSI) after attaining 3 years of industry experience. Full time students studying at universities or recognised institutions can apply for Affiliate Membership (HKSI Aff) and progress to Associate Member when they have attained the required qualification. Details refer to press release.