Chartered Geographer is the only internationally recognised accreditation for geographers.
It recognises your competence, experience and professionalism in the use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills in the workplace, and your commitment to maintaining your expertise through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and professional engagement with peers and wider networks.
If you've got a question about accreditation, or about our support for professional geographers more broadly, don't hesitate to get in touch with George Walden (Professional Officer: Chartered Geographer) at email@example.com
Professional Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct sets out how Chartered Geographers should behave as part of this profession, and what others should expect from them.
Benefits of professional accreditation
Professional accreditation recognises and demonstrates your competence, experience and professionalism to colleagues, clients and the public.
Eligibility and application process
Chartered Geographer (CGeog) accreditation recognises your competence, experience and professionalism in the use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills in the workplace, and a commitment to maintaining your expertise through Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
The journey to Chartered Geographer
Find out more about the steps you can take on your journey to accreditation and which will have a big impact on your application.
Framework of competencies
The professional expertise and other characteristics demonstrated by professionals applying for or maintaining Chartered Geographer status.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Engaging in CPD demonstrates professional integrity and expertise, and a commitment to keeping knowledge, skills and experience up to date.
Application guidance and FAQs
Our application guidance and FAQs will help anyone thinking about making an application.
Assessment process and what assessors look for
Learn more about the Chartered Geographer assessment process and what CGeog assessors will look for in your application.
Maintaining CGeog status
Make the most of Chartered Geographer status and have a wider impact with the Society's professional communities.
Our mentoring network creates a framework for support and guidance across your career, including preparing for and maintaining Chartered Geographer accreditation.
Register of Chartered Geographers
Search the register of Chartered Geographers.
Chartered Geographer Teacher application accelerator
Support for those eligible for Chartered Geographer Teacher but who haven't found the time to complete their application.
Meet the CGeogs
Meet some of 800 approved Chartered Geographers and find out more about their career paths.
Guide to accreditation for geospatial professionals
This short guide provides an introduction to professional recognition for geospatial professionals.
CGeog post-nominals explained
Find out more about the six optional post-nominals that signal a sub-disciplinary specialism.