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Important information about upcoming disruptions that may affect you. 
Our online shop and other websites will be unavailable from 7:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 26th June 2024, while we transition to an improved ‘Web Shop’ platform.
Please note, our contact centre will also be closed during this time. Thank you for your patience. 

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Whatever your ambitions, becoming a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute gives you the opportunity to shape your career the way you want, at your own pace.

Membership is open to anyone working in or connected to insurance. For a breakdown of fees and further information visit the membership section of the Shop. Please check beforehand to see if any non-CII qualifications you hold are eligible for recognition of prior learning as this may affect which membership level is right for you.

Not qualified

If you’ve not started studying yet, or you’re studying towards your first CII qualification. 

Level Overview/criteria

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Discover membership Free scheme for teachers and students
Ordinary membership For holders of our Award qualification and those studying for their first qualification with us, or those interested in enjoying the benefits of membership.
Ordinary membership (SMP) Entry-level membership for mortgage professionals, no qualification requirements


A series of levels to recognise your learning and experience.

Level Overview/criteria

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Certificate For holders of CII Certificate level qualifications
Diploma For holders of the CII Diploma in Insurance
Associate For holders of CII Advanced Diploma in Insurance
Fellow For holders of CII Fellowship, the CII’s highest membership level
Chartered For holders of the CII Advanced Diploma or Fellowship with at least five years' sector experience (not necessarily post qualification)

Support for members

Find out about the help our support schemes can provide when your circumstances change.

Membership obligations

Before applying you should fully understand your obligations as a member.