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Licentiate membership


Licentiate membership is open to those who have completed their initial professional education and are planning to work towards Chartered status.


The recommended route to licentiate membership is through completion of a LI accredited course, or other EU or overseas course recognised by the LI.
List of LI accredited courses

The LI also recognises, for the purposes of admission to licentiate membership, the qualifications of graduates from programmes accredited or recognised by the following:

Alternatively, if you have a degree, relevant experience and/or a postgraduate qualification in an area related to landscape and the environment you can also apply for licentiate membership via the LI's Membership Panel. Please contact the Membership Team enclosing your CV in the first instance.


Benefits of licentiate membership

Pathway to Chartership (P2C)


Licentiate membership enables you to begin the Pathway to Chartership, and is an essential first step for anyone intending to become a Chartered landscape architect.

More on Pathway to Chartership

Branch membership


Automatic membership of the LI branch for your region, or another of your choice, giving you access to professional and social networks, local events and seminars.

More about branches



Access to events run by the LI and its partners, including workshops, exhibitions, seminars, conferences, open days and CPD activities.

More about events


The LI website is the first place to look for landscape work. Sign up for email alerts about new jobs as soon as they are advertised.

Go to Recruitment


Landscape journal

You will receive Landscape, the LI's quarterly journal - in a choice of print or online.

View the latest edition

Talking Landscape

Access to a members-only social network and discussion forum (registration needed)

Go to Talking Landscape


Landscape Update

The LI's news and events email newsletter is sent to members every two weeks.

Publications, services and advice

You will be able to login to the members-only area of the LI website, with links to advice services and free LI publications.

Subscription rates 2015-16

Membership grade

Annual subscription

Direct Debit

4 payments

Direct Debit

12 payments


Pay online or set up a direct debit here

Please note:

  • The membership year runs from 1 June 2015 to 31 May 2016.
  • If you are not working, or are on an income of less than £14,000 p/a after tax, you may be eligible to have your membership fees reduced. To apply, please complete and return this form.
  • If you join part way through the year you will be billed pro rata for the remainder of the year.

Other membership grades


Chartered member (CMLI)

Fellow (FLI)





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Last updated 14 May 2015

Apply now

If you have completed a LI accredited or recognised course, download the form below to apply for licentiate membership.

To apply simply complete the form below, print it off and post it to us.

If you'd like to pay your membership subscription by direct debit, please complete the Direct Debit Mandate. Otherwise tick 'Please invoice me'.

Download application form (pdf)

If you have other relevant degree level qualifications and / or experience in landscape, please contact us to find out about the application process.



Membership queries Phone: 020 7685 2655

Careers and universities queries
Poppy Smith, Education Development Officer
Phone: 020 7685 2656

Pathway to Chartership queries
Tom Seppings, Professional Development Officer
Phone: 020 7685 2654

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