You may take advantage of our online service to become a CIPS member.
Alternatively, you can simply download an application form and send a completed copy to us with a cheque to cover your fees. You will find our address and contact details for any queries on the form.
CIPS international membership forms
Cheque or purchase order
If you are paying by purchase order, or a cheque please send it to :
Customer Response Centre,
PO Box 9156,
Phone: +44 (0) 845 880 1188
Fax: +44 (0) 845 880 1187
Opening hours: 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Direct debit form
If you have a UK bank account, a hassle free way to pay is by direct debit and you will save 10% by choosing the single payment option.
Our membership structure caters for different educational and professional needs. It is designed to allow you entry at an appropriate level, accurately reflecting your academic standards, vocational skills, experience and contribution to the profession.
How to apply for FCIPS
Fellowship (FCIPS) is our highest grade of membership and is awarded as a hallmark of professional standing and contribution to the purchasing profession. We welcome applications from any full (MCIPS) Member from all sectors and all backgrounds from around the world.
If you are in a senior role in the purchasing and supply management profession and can demonstrate strategic level achievements then you should consider applying. You should have been a full member for at least two years and show that you have committed to CPD. Our Fellowship brochure provides further details of how to apply.
Find out more about which Post and Under Graduate Programmes are accredited by CIPS
We have accredited a number of specialist post and under graduate programmes around the world. These can be one to three year full or part time degree courses. Taking one of these courses can offer you an alternative route to full membership.
Please be aware that CIPS have attached some conditions to some programmes i.e you need to pass certain modules. Please check with the course tutor.
Accredited degree information can be found here, simply select post or under graduate from the drop down.