How to join

 There are three ways to join:

  1. by completing one of our postgraduate education courses
  2. by completing a Governance Institute Certificate
  3. by meeting the criteria for our Professional Entry Scheme (PES).

If you are joining via postgraduate education or a certificate with us you will automatically be invited to apply for membership once you have completed the required qualifying course. With postgraduate education, your level of experience within the field of governance or risk management will determine your eligibility for either Associate or Fellow membership.

If you are joining via our Professional Entry Scheme, you will need to check you meet the specified requirementsdownload the appropriate membership form and send it to

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