In order to obtain an FIEM accreditation, an applying surveyor must supply the following documents and meet certain conditions:
Date and place of birth :
Business name or legal structure:
Year of creation:
Company registration number:
Extract of business statutes:
- Professional marine experience
- Detailed Curriculum Vitae
- Professional references
- 10 marine survey reports (6 from the last three years)
- One ID photograph
- Criminal record check (for French applicants)
- Certificate for a professional liability insurance policy
- You must have operated as a marine surveyor expert for at least three fiscal years.
- You must not have been declared bankrupt, be under administration or undergoing liquidation of assets.
- You must not have been de registered, dismissed or convicted for acts contrary to probity or morality.
- You must be sponsored by an active member of the FIEM.
- a position as ministerial officer,
- activities concerning sales, production, rental, repair and representation of vessels and accessory parts; with the exception of naval architecture (This clause only applies to Category A Marine surveyors),
- exercising the profession of insurer or any other activity whose nature could affect the impartiality of your judgement.
Membership applications are handled by the FIEM Monitoring Committee, which decides upon acceptance or refusal.
Membership applications must be accompanied by a cheque for 100.00 euros (one hundred euros) payable to FIEM. This sum will not be deducted from the annual membership fee and will not be returned to you if your application is refused. The annual membership fee, which you will only need to pay if your application is definitively accepted, is currently set at 150.00 euros (one hundred and fifty) and at 75.00 euros for category B and C consultant surveyors.
Category A/B and C experts who are exercising outside French territory must pay an annual membership fee of 75 € (seventy-five euros)All Marine Surveyors who are members of the F.I.E.M. are committed to work according to strict application of AFNOR agreement ACX 50-827 and a "Monitoring Committee" whose members are specialist in this domaine, has been set up by our Federation in order to ensure that these stipulations are correctly applied; however, this ethical rule does not obligatorily apply to Specialised Surveyors whose missions and areas of intervention are generally of one-off and specific nature.