Contact us

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 James Kendall (Professional Officer: Chartered Geographer) at cgeog@rgs.org

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.

Application guidance and FAQs

Our application guidance and FAQs will help anyone thinking about making an application.

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).

Framework of competencies

The professional expertise and other characteristics demonstrated by professionals applying for or maintaining Chartered Geographer status.

Register of Chartered Geographers

Search the register of Chartered Geographers.

Benefits of being Chartered

There are many benefits to being Chartered, from recognition of your expertise and professionalism to support for ongoing professional development and learning. 

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.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Engaging in CPD demonstrates professional integrity and expertise, and a commitment to keeping knowledge, skills and experience up to date.

Mentoring network

Our mentoring network creates a framework for support and guidance across your career, including preparing for and maintaining Chartered Geographer accreditation.

Geography Professional

A programme of structured advice, mentoring and other support on the pathway towards Chartered Geographer.

Maintaining CGeog status

Make the most of Chartered Geographer status and have a wider impact with the Society's professional communities.

CPD mark for employers and professional development providers

Find out about our CPD mark for CPD from employers and professional development providers