We are the professional body leading and supporting the people profession. We set the standards, build capabilities, and connect our global community of HR, learning and development, organisation design and all people professionals.
Being a member of CIPD showcases your knowledge, behaviours and impact in today’s workplace, and demonstrates your commitment to the highest professional standards. Also, CIPD membership is globally recognised in the people profession.
How to become a CIPD member
Find out all the details you need to know about the various routes to becoming a CIPD member. Find our more with CIPD today.
Why choose CIPD membership
Showcase your professional credibility with CIPD Associate or Chartered Membership.
Demonstrate your knowledge and impact in the workplace and map out your career path.
Have your real-world experience assessed to gain CIPD membership without having to study.
Professional standards and code of conduct
How we help you demonstrate your commitment to professional excellence.
Manage your membership
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Upgrade your membership
Learn how to progress your career by upgrading your membership.
Renew your membership
Maintain your professionalism with CIPD membership and keep up to date in the fast-changing world of work.
Come back into membership
Demonstrate your professionalism and keep up to date in the fast-changing world of work.
Ensure your career in HR or learning and development is as rewarding as it can be with the CIPD. Take a look at our current membership fees.
Explore our extensive member benefits, designed to support you in your work and to help you develop your career.
Be part of the CIPD online community – a place to learn, debate and connect with other HR and L&D professionals.
Explore the exclusive discounts available to CIPD members.
CIPD membership for your team
Benchmark and recognise professionalism in your teams.
Tackling barriers to work today whilst creating inclusive workplaces of tomorrow.