Application Forms

Here you can download all the documents necessary for making an application to join the Expert Witness Institute.

Please ensure that you have read all of the advice for applicants including guidance on compliance for report writing (for Individual Membership applications only). Please note that we only accept complete applications, however, references can be submitted at a later date.

Provisional membership application form
For novice expert witnesses - Application fee £70 and a further £70 to upgrade

Individual membership application form - please submit with 3 references from instructing solicitors.
For experienced experts who meet the criteria. Applicants must submit an anonymised report that is fully compliant. See an example here plus guidance notes. 

Fellowship application form
For veteran experts who want to act as mentor to provisional members

Corporate membership application form
For organisation who wish to be afiiliated with the Institute (lots of benefits for all your staff)

Associate application form
This is the application form for barristers and solicitors wishing to affiliate themselves with the Institute. 

Enhanced website profile application form 
For members who want a full listing and their own page on the EWI website which can include a photo, CV and links to your own site - helps solicitors find you!

The majority of applications are considered within one calendar month.