Cytotechnologist Membership (CMIAC)


Membership in the International Academy of Cytology is open to all CT(IAC)s who successfully pass the comprehensive cytotechnology examination and maintain their certificate by renewing every four years.

CMIACs receive a printed and on-line subscription to the journal ACTA CYTOLOGICA

Receive notification about IAC events and webinars

CMIACs are not required to pay a renewal fee for each 4-year period.

After three years of membership, a Cytotechnologist Member may apply for Fellowship if the necessary criteria are fulfilled. CFIAC do not have to apply for a sticker every four years.

Mandatory Requirements

Successfully passing the CT(IAC) examination and maintaining the CT(IAC) status.

An IAC member to act as Sponsor

Application fee: €25, first year dues: €80, Total: €105.00
If an application can not be approved payment can be refunded.
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How to Apply

You can apply and submit the form on-line. You will need


  • Your CT(IAC) number and the year you sat and passed the CT(IAC) comprehensive cytology examination.
  • Passport sized photograph (90 x 120 pixels) as JPG, PNG or PDF
  • Name and email of an IAC member to sponsor you.

link to on-line application form

If you have problems sending the form you can save it as a PDF and send via airmail to the following address

The International Academy of Cytology
Office of the Secretary
Massimo Bongiovanni, FIAC
Wilhelmstraße 24a – Hinterhaus
79098 Freiburg

What Happens After Your Application

Once your application has been preliminarily reviewed you will receive an email reply. If a payment has been made you will also receive acknowledgement. Otherwise you will be sent an invoice.

All applications are submitted to the Membership Committee and IAC Board of Directors for approval. Applications received towards the end of the year will be held until the beginning of the coming year.

Completion of the membership process can take up to two months.

After approval each member receives an email with access details to the IAC members area. A letter of acceptance and your diploma will be sent by airmail.