CIPD Membership

About CIPD membership

We're the only HR professional institute in the world that awards chartered status to its members. Membership equips you with the resources and connections to progress your career.

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Your membership options

We've options to suit your professional needs. If you're unsure what route then start here!

  • Professional membership

    Professional membership includes Associate, Chartered Member and Chartered Fellow.

  • Student membership

    For those studying a CIPD qualification in HR or Learning and Development. Instant access to all the essentials for your study success.

  • Affiliate membership

    Open to all, Affiliate membership gives you instant access to exclusive member benefits.

  • Academic membership

    Professional membership for those working in the HR academic or research field.

Professional membership routes

Your professional development

  • Member benefits

    With CIPD membership you have access to practical resources, discounts and networking opportunities.

  • Membership fees

    Membership and upgrading fees.

  • Profession Map

    What you need to know and do as an HR practitioner. Full access to members. Preview it here.

  • Used to be a CIPD member?

    If you used to be in membership, we'd love to welcome you back.

  • Member support

    Extra support when you need it most, including financial assistance with your membership.

  • Want to work in HR?

    Visit our new HR careers pages to find out more.

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Membership terms and conditions

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