Join AIMS today!

We invite you to join AIMS and make an investment in your career, contribute to the development of the profession and increase the profile of medical sciences.

We also welcome friends and stakeholders in medical science interested in supporting the objectives of the Institute as well as students embarking on a career in the profession.

Corporate membership opportunities are also available for industry and sector representatives to show their support.

You can JOIN NOW as an AFFILIATE member and then upgrade to a Technical/Professional level of membership. Make your first payment and you will start as an AFFILIATE member today!

Declaration: By submitting online application for AFFILIATE membership of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists you agree to comply with and be bound by the Constitution and By-Laws. AIMS reserves the right to inform membership status to relevant third parties, however, your personal details will remain confidential.
(All payments are non-refundable.)

If you are currently residing in Australia, CLICK HERE TO JOIN as an Affiliate (Australia)

If you are currently residing in overseas, CLICK HERE TO JOIN as an Affiliate (Overseas)

Please note that AIMS membership CANNOT be used for migration purposes. If you wish to apply to migrate to Australia as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician under the General Skilled Migration visa categories, you will need to have your skills assessed by AIMS. Click here for further information.

How to join:
Fill in the online membership application form and make your payment to become an AFFILIATE member instantly.You can also sign up for AFFILIATE membership by calling national office during office hours on +61 7 3876 2988.

Alternatively, you can download and complete membership application form and post, email or fax it to us to join as an AFFILIATE member. Please note that supporting documentation to upgrade membership level must be correctly certified and submitted in hard copy.

Once you have joined as an AFFILIATE member and if you wish to upgrade from Affiliate to a Technical or Professional level of membership you need to follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete a membership form and select the option for 'Membership reclassification'.
  2. Prepare correctly certified copies of your supporting documentation, including:
    * Qualification certificate(s);
    * Academic transcript(s), including full subject names;
    * Evidence of your work experience if applicable (letter from employer(s) or employer contact details).
  3. Send your application form and supporting documents in hard copy to PO Box 1911, Milton QLD 4064, Australia.

The AIMS Membership Committee will assess your qualifications and experience to determine your membership level. You will only be charged the difference in membership fees for your new category of membership, at a pro-rata rate for the remainder of your membership period.

Student Membership
Full-time and part-time students enrolled in an AIMS accredited course are eligible for free student membership. To apply, please print and complete the free student membership application form and return the form to our office.

Students of non-AIMS accredited courses are required to pay a small student membership fee. To apply, please submit a completed membership application form along with certified proof of enrolment (in hard copy).

Please ensure all supporting documents are submitted in hard copy and correctly certified. For further information about document certification requirements, please click here.