Find the right membership level and join
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. Eligible students and teachers in the UK are also welcome to join through our Discover membership.
The membership journey is outlined below and will help you decide which level is the right fit for you.
For a more detailed breakdown of fees visit:
Please do check 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.
If you’ve not started studying yet, or you’re studying towards your first CII qualification.
|Discover membership||Free scheme for teachers and students||Free|
|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, for holders of our Award qualification and those studying for their first qualification with us, or those interested in enjoying the benefits of membership.||
A series of levels to recognise your learning and experience.
|Certificate||For holders of CII Certificate level qualifications||
|Diploma||For holders of the CII Diploma in Insurance||
|Advanced Diploma||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.
Before applying you should fully understand your obligations as a member.