Procedures:

  • Submit complete application Form (pdf / doc) with all supporting document , application fee (HK$100) and membership fee to the address specificed on the application form;
  • All Application will be processed by the Assessment and Examination Committee (AEC);
  • Applicant will normally be invited by AEC to attend an interview within 3 months and not more than 6 months from sending the application to AEC;
  • AEC will assesses the application according to the criteria set down below and make recommendation to the Board.
  • The HKIBIM Board (meet four occasions in each calendar year and normally in an interval of 3 -to 4 months) will approve the application based on AEC recommendation if it is found appropriate;
  • Member title/ number will be issued to the successful applicants upon approval by the board;
  • Unsuccessful applicant will be informed with reason.
  • The application of any applicant who cannot attend the interview(s) arranged by AEC for more than 6 months period will be consider invalid. Applicants who still want to apply for membetship should submit a new application.
1          Student/Graduate Membership – 學生會員 (no short form for this membership)

  • Students currently enrolled in the tertiary institutions with interest in BIM;
  • Tertiary Institutes recognized by the AEC;
  • Subject of study of the students shall NOT form the criteria of assessment;
  • Rights: Same as Associate Membership members;
  • No right for voting;
  • Fee: HK$100 (annual).
2          Associate Membership – 附屬會員 (AMHKIBIM)

  • Certificate or above in relation to BIM which the course shall be organized/taught by a Professional member of HKIBIM (MHKIBIM) and recognized by the Board from time to time; AND minimum 1 year of experience in BIM application or management as recognized by the Board from time to time;
  • Minimum 1 year of BIM working experience includes planning, designing, administrating and operating of BIM projects, counting prior to the submission of application form;
  • Portfolio of project(s) to be submitted;
  • Proof of BIM courses attended, including in-house training, short BIM courses;
  • Fee: HK$300 (annual).
3          Professional Membership – 專業會員 (MHKIBIM)

  • Degree or above in relation to Building, Construction and Engineering, or as recognized by the Board from time to time; AND minimum 2 years of experience in BIM application or management as recognized by the Board from time to time;
  • Minimum 2 years of BIM working experience includes planning, designing, administrating and operating of BIM projects, counting prior to the submission of application form;
  • Portfolio of project(s) to be submitted;
  • Proof of BIM courses attended, including in-house training, short BIM courses, and degree courses;
  • Passing an interview offered by the institute;
  • Fee: HK$500 (annual).
4          Certified Expert List (Classified) – 認可專家名單 (SOFTWARE) (MHKIBIM CE (Classified))

  • Certified Expert List
  • is classified into different categories according to different BIM software from time to time as accepted by the Board;
  • AEC accredited different examinations offered by different vendors or AEC can set up examinations for Certified Expert on certain BIM software;
  • No “additional” right for voting as they must be either Associate or Professional Members;
  • Submission of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) to AEC every two years for review;
  • Fee: No extra.
5          Corporate Membership – 公司會員 (Corporate member of HKIBIM)

  • Public/ Semi-Public/ Private Sector that can participate, aim at promoting the BIM usage in building industry;
  • A corporation must have at least ten HKIBIM Professional Members;
  • No right for voting;
  • Fee:  HK$20,000 (annual).
6          Honorary Fellow Membership – 榮譽資深會員 (FHKIBIM)

  • AEC recognizes any individual who has extensive participation, publication, study, contribution and involvement in the area of BIM; and contribution to HKIBIM;
  • Honorary Fellow Membership can ONLY be recommended and/or nominated by AEC and awarded by HKIBIM.  No application for Honorary Fellow Membership is allowed.

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