Are you eligible?

UK route

If you are currently working in Public Relations in the UK, to be eligible for assessment to become a Chartered PR Practitioner, you must be a member of the CIPR at MCIPR or FCIPR grade, and registered on the CIPR's CPD ladder.

We require evidence of a commitment to life-long learning, which can include CIPR CPD records of up to three years, or other evidence of recent professional development in public relations.

We assess your skills, knowledge and experience in leadership, strategy and ethics. We recommend that you contact the CIPR to discuss the most appropriate time for you undertake an assessment day, if you are in any doubt.

Contact: Mazeda Begum.

Overseas route

If you're a member of another relevant professional body based overseas, e.g. MEPRA, please email Sukhjit Grewal. We'll expect you to satisfy the below criteria

  • currently registered for CPD with the professional body
  • finished at least 3 consecutive or 5 non-consecutive years of CPD with the professional body, including the year immediately before that in which your application is submitted.