RMet FAQ & Documents

How much does it cost?

The application fee for RMet is £90.00. There is an annual renewal fee for RMet of £22.00.

If you are an RMet, and then would like to become a CMet, the fee is £90.00. These fees are in addition to membership. View membership, applicaiton and renewal fees here. 


How long does accreditation last?

To remain accredited, the renewal fee is due on an annual basis. You will also need to agree to the code of ethics annually, which can be done at the same time as fee payment. In terms of updating your record, CPD statements are required every year. 


What if I take a career break?

If you to take a career break (e.g. for maternity, paternity or other reasons) for more than six months, you may apply to be placed upon the RMet Dormancy Register. During this period, you maintain a reduced CPD record. Dormancy requires the payment of a reduced annual fee. During this period, you cannot use the post-nominal RMet.


Who reviews and processes applications?

The Council of the Royal Meteorological Society oversees the accreditation scheme and appoints an Accreditation Board (made up of 8 members) to manage it. The Accreditation Board is also responsible to Council for recommending acceptance or rejection of applicant.

Supporting Documents

Do you have another query about Registered Meteorologists that isn’t answered here?  Contact us with your query via email at accreditation@rmets.org



Downloadable Documents


RMet Dormancy