Associateship is the first level of membership. People are eligible for election by Council if they have:
Fellowship is the senior grade of membership. People are eligible for election by the Council if they:
Graduates of the Institute are persons who have completed the examinations successfully but have not completed the required period of qualifying service. A Graduate cannot describe himself or herself as a Chartered Secretary, but may use the designated letters GRAD ICSA. He or she can enjoy all the practical advantages of membership excluding the right to vote.