What is CIPS Membership? - The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

What is CIPS Membership?

Join CIPS

CIPS membership offers you:

Professional Resources

Professional Resources

Access a wealth of expertise, knowledge, news, analysis, and resources, including guidelines, white papers, tools and templates.

Ethics E-learning

Ethics E-learning

Consolidate your understanding and prove your commitment to ethical behaviour with our online interactive tutorial. FREE TO CIPS MEMBERS.

Stay Connected

Stay Connected

Network online and offline with CIPS global community of over 200,000 professionals to share ideas, news and best practice.

Continual Support

Continual Support

Access tools to support you development, including our CPD tracker and career pathway self-assessment tool.

Save Money

Save Money

Access discounts on training, events and business books through CIPS membership.

Want to know more about the benefits of CIPS membership?

Want to join? Select your membership grade:

Student

Student

The entry level for procurement and supply professionals in the early stages of their development, or those looking to join the profession.

Study CIPS
MCIPS

MCIPS

As a full member, you will have achieved an internationally recognised award representing the global standard for a procurement professional.

Become MCIPS
FCIPS

FCIPS

The highest grade of CIPS membership - an accolade that recognises your outstanding level of achievement, knowledge and experience in procurement.

Become FCIPS
Affiliate

Affiliate

Ideal for anyone not seeking professional qualifications but with a strong interest in procurement and supply.

Join CIPS
Chartered Professional

Chartered Professional

MCIPS/FCIPS members can step up to evidence a commitment to their professional career and ethical procurement and supply practices.

Upgrade to Chartered

How to join:

Join Online

The quickest way to join CIPS is using our simple online form.

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Membership Forms

Can't join online? Download and complete an application form.

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Membership Fees

Want to find out what membership and exam fees are in your country? Take a look.

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Group Membership

Interested in membership of CIPS for 10+ people at your organisation? Take a look at group membership.

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Not sure which grade to select? Choose which option applies to you below:

Leaving school

and interested in buying?

Start your work journey with an apprenticeship (UK only) or other vocational programmes.

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Leaving university

with a degree

Anyone who has completed a degree can start CIPS qualifications at the Level 4 Diploma in procurement and supply.

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Leaving university

with a CIPS accredited degree

You could be eligible to apply for MCIPS today.

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Just started working

in procurement and supply

Start studying CIPS Qualifications and work towards MCIPS.

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5+ years' experience

in procurement and supply

Our Management Entry Route is designed to recognise your experience and provide a professional route to MCIPS.

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I'm an employer

looking to train my staff

Develop your teams’ skills and see learning directly and immediately applied in your workplace.

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Is your profession

related to procurement?

You can take advantage of the benefits of CIPS membership through affiliate membership.

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Become a part of the largest institute for procurement and supply in the world today:

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