The total cost of membership is dependent on whether you are becoming a member for the first time, renewing your membership, re-joining, or upgrading to a different grade of membership or coming into membership via the Experience Assessment route.
Our membership year runs from 1 July to 30 June. However you can join membership at any time although this may affect how much you pay. The table below outlines the current membership fees.
Student membership is discounted and costs 40% less than our Associate membership fees. Join Student Membership online today. You must enrol on your qualification within nine months of becoming a Student Member.
|Grade||1 July 2022 - 30 June 2023 (12 months)|
|Associate / Academic Associate||£168|
|Chartered Member / Academic Member||£195|
|Chartered Fellow / Academic Fellow||£221|
For 2023, the exchange rate is EUR 1.18 = GBP 1.00. If you’re based in the Eurozone, you can set up a Euro Direct Debit by completing the SEPA form (Single Euro Payments Area) and emailing it to us.
Please note that if you are joining or re-joining CIPD membership there is an administrative charge of £40 in addition to the membership grade fee as well as any assessment fee required to achieve membership.
Please note the cost of a replacement Qualification certificate is £30.00. Please call the service team on telephone no: +44 (0) 208 612 6208 to make arrangement for this quoting your Membership number.
3 reasons to pay by Direct Debit
Easier to manage
Direct Debit is an automatic payment method — giving you continuous access to member benefits.
Choose how you pay
You can pay your annual membership fee quarterly or in a single instalment — choose a plan that works for you.
No more clutter
Paying via Direct Debit is paperless — meaning no more unwanted letters arriving in the post. It's easier for you and it's better for the planet.
How do I...
Make a payment
If you're a new member looking to join as a Student or Affiliate member, you can join and make payment online.
If you're an existing member, you can renew your membership online. If you don't have an account, simply use your email address and membership number to set one up.
For all other payment enquiries, including coming back into membership, please call our friendly Customer Service Team Monday - Friday 09:00-17:30 GMT on +44 (0) 20 8612 6208 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Select a flexible payment option
When joining or re-joining we offer a number of payment options. These include payment by debit or credit card and direct debit options. To find out more please call us on +44 (0) 20 8612 6208.
Request an invoice
We can raise invoices for your renewal fee and Experience Assessment fee only. We are not able to raise invoices for any other fees.
When renewing your membership your invoice can be accessed online. If you need to amend the invoice to include your organisation’s name (if they're paying for your membership for example) you can do that once you've logged into your account. Simply select the latest invoice button, and then the alternative invoice button. Once you've completed the details, select generate invoice. If you don't have an account, simply use your email address and membership number to set one up.
For Experience Assessment invoices or for any invoice enquiries please call our friendly Customer Service Team Monday-Friday 09:00 - 17:30 GMT on +44 (0) 20 8612 6208 or email email@example.com
Get a receipt
When renewing your membership, you’ll receive your receipt by email. You can also download a copy of your receipt by logging into our renewals portal. If you don’t have a website account, simply use your email address and membership number to set one up.
To request a receipt for any other payment please call our friendly Customer Service Team Monday-Friday 09:00 - 17:30 GMT on +44 (0) 20 8612 6208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be able to provide you with one.
Get a refund and make a cancellation
You can cancel your membership and request a refund within 28 days of joining or renewing your membership. If you'd like to cancel your membership call us on +44 (0) 20 8612 6208.
Upgrading fees are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of your application.
Receive financial assistance
We're able to offer a reduced membership fee to members in specific circumstances so you can continue to access our member benefits and services. The back to work programme also demonstrates our ongoing commitment to support you throughout your career.
Get tax relief on your membership
If you're a UK taxpayer and haven’t been reimbursed for your fees by your employer, you may be able to reclaim some tax relief. You do this by declaring the fee you paid to HMRC. Your personal tax allowance will be increased giving you tax relief at the highest rate you pay. Find out more from HRMC (we're listed as an approved professional body under 'Personnel and Development Chartered Institute of').