become a member

When you join the CIPR you become part of a global community of 10,000 public relations professionals. We’re dedicated to raising standards in public relations and the only professional body in the world that can grant Chartered PR Practitioner status.

CIPR membership provides unrivalled professional development opportunities to help advance your career. Wherever you are in the UK or overseas, we’ll support you to learn, develop and achieve more.

Our lives are busy so it can be hard to keep up with changing best practice and industry trends. With access to all our latest resources and a subscription to our multi award-winning Influence magazine, you can count on us to help you stay relevant and informed.

As a member, you’ll sign our Code of Conduct too. This is evidence to your employer and clients that you are credible, accountable and committed to the highest standards of professional practice.

Become a Corporate Affiliate

Corporate Affiliate is a corporate CIPR membership. Save on membership fees, develop your team and show your clients, colleagues and the public that you operate to a globally recognised set of professional values.

Membership benefits

We provide our members with all round career support. Discover the benefits.

Read more 

Membership grades

We have six member grades to reflect your professional experience.

Read more

Fees and payment

Find out how much membership costs and how you can pay.

Read more

Get tax relief on your membership fee. HMRC will deduct this from your taxable income if you pay for it yourself.


Download our membership brochure for everything you need to know about joining.


Make a membership plan. CIPR Fellow Laura Sutherland on getting the most from your new membership.

Read more

"My membership is a powerful commitment to professional development. As part of a community striving for excellence, I can show the value I bring as a communicator in my working life."Robert Okunnu Chart.PR MCIPR