Retired Membership

If you are new to IMI, complete the form to apply for Retired Membership to the Institute. If you are an existing member, please let the Membership Secretary know when you retire so that you can enjoy reduced subscription rates.

Retired members are no longer longer actively engaged in Medical Illustration but still wish to keep in touch with people, events and activities associated with the profession.

A Retired member continues to have the right to continue using the letters MIMI/FIMI/HonFIMI as appropriate after his/her name.

Retired members of all grades are eligible to vote.

Retired members have full access to the IMI website, newsletter, journal and concessionary costs (as for students) to conference.

Membership Fee

The IMI subscription year runs from April 1st to March 31st and there are several ways to pay your subscription. Reminders will be sent out to all members in March, so please ensure that your email details are correctly listed in the members directory and that you have read our subscription policy. If you are a UK tax payer, you can claim your subscription fee against your tax bill 

Retired Membership fee is £63.00 per year.


Direct Debit -The easiest way to pay is by setting up a direct debit plan with our chosen provider Stripe which spreads your payments over the year. 

Subscriptions can also be paid in full: 

Online – You can pay by debit or credit card through our secure online PayPal system. Just go to “My Account” on the members page and then select “Payments”. The amount owing will be shown in your account. 

Cheque or Phone – You can send a cheque to Geoff Gilbert, our Treasurer, at 14 Middle Avenue, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1PG, or you can pay over the phone by card by ringing Geoff on 0115 987 1468. 

Invoice – If you would prefer an invoice to be raised against your hospital or business, please send an official purchase order to Geoff Gilbert by email to  or by post to the address above. 

If you have any questions about your annual subscription, please email the IMI Membership Secretary:

Supporting Evidence

The institute will require copies of certificates and qualifications. These will need to be posted separately to:

The Institute of Medical Illustrators
12 Coldbath Square
London EC1R 5HL


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