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Applying for ESEP

ALL new applicants must be an individual INCOSE Member before they can submit an application

If you are located in the UK, please apply directly through the UK site:
For general inquiries regarding Certification in the UK, email



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Complete the Application Form

Form 42 – ESEP Instructions for Completing Form 41

ESEP Individual Application Form 41



Upload application and supporting documents via INCOSE Home Page (must be logged in). Once application is uploaded, press continue and system will prompt to pay $630 for the ESEP Application Fee.



Certification Office will screen your application for completeness and email you the exam information. In the mean time, you can request your references to submit Form 4B on your behalf.

Please have your References submit Form 4B directly to



Once all your references have been received, your application will go into review. It can take 30-60 days for reviews to be completed.



Certification Office will work with Review Team and applicant to schedule an over the phone interview.



INCOSE will send you your certification credentials if the above steps are successfully completed within one year of application submittal.



If not approved, consider appealing the INCOSE decision.

Form11 - Certification Appeal Form


Leverage your certification for the benefit of yourself, your organization, and the systems engineering community.



 REMEMBER, you only have one (1) year to complete all the steps, starting from the date you submit your payment.

Note: The application fee is non-refundable, even if you do not pass the review.