ICA provides five different levels of individual membership. Whether you are just starting out in your career, have gained an ICA professional qualification or are an experienced practitioner, there is a level appropriate for you. To join ICA, simply fill out the online application form, where you will be asked some screening questions to confirm which level you are eligible for. https://www.int-comp.org/become-a-member/
Please note: Membership of ICA is compulsory for anybody wishing to study towards an ICA certification or qualification.
No, you can join at any time and you can rejoin if you no longer have a membership that you previously held. Please click here for further information.
All application forms need to be submitted via the online form.
Yes, please refer to the Membership fees page for the two and three-year fees.
No. Our Affiliate membership grade requires no qualifications, so you can begin receiving membership benefits immediately. Holding ICA qualifications from the advanced level onwards provides access to higher levels of membership.
The following details will be shown in the member directory. These settings are editable in your profile area where you can reduce the details that appear or opt-out of being displayed in the member directory entirely. :
CPD is continuing professional development. We require members to complete a minimum of 35 hours per membership year. There are many ways you can gain CPD. As an ICA member you have access to a wide range of articles, publications, videos and a library of online learning (that are regularly updated) making it easy to keep up to date with latest developments and initiatives. The ICA CPD learning centre is designed in a way that allows each person to individually filter their view of the content based on their area of interest.
It also provides general and jurisdiction specific technical learning as well as a huge menu of soft skills learning that can support their wider responsibilities - all in bitesized pieces.
Payment can be made by credit/debit card, BACS payment or by invoice in exceptional circumstances. Please call (0) 121 362 7747 to discuss your payment options.
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As soon as we have your application and it has been processed, you will be sent a welcome email, and you can start using your ICA membership benefits. This is usually completed the same day but can take up to 72 hours to process if received over the weekend.
Payment can be made by Credit/Debit card, Direct Debit, BACS payment or by invoice in exceptional circumstances. Please call (0) 121 362 7747 to discuss your payment options.
Yes, please refer to the Membership fees page for the two and three-year fees
Membership is a rolling 12-month subscription. You can join at anytime during the year and fees are for 12 months from the date you join as a member.
Membership can be renewed online when you are within 30 days of renewal. You will also receive renewal reminders by email prior to renewal.
We do request that the relevant fee is sent via the online application form. A receipted invoice will be provided. The majority of members will pay the fee by card and claim it back through their expenses process, however, you must check this with your employer. If you have any questions about employer-funded membership please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All members are expected to uphold professional standards within the compliance profession by adhering to the ICA code of conduct for compliance professionals. At higher levels of membership, there are also commitments to complete Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours.
"Fellow membership is eligible for those who: have completed an ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma qualification; for those who have been a Professional Member (MICA) for five consecutive years and have circa 10 years of practical experience at a senior level; for those who qualify for the experiential Fellow route find out more here.
Yes, there is a member directory only available to ICA members.
You will need a member login to access this area of the website.
You can select which details you wish to share and they include your name, job title, employer, email address, jurisdiction, telephone number, and member level.
Your membership number is on your profile online and can also be found on your welcome email,
it starts with: CON-00
Try the password reset on the log in screen, If this does not work please conatct email@example.com or call (0)121 362 7747 as your memebrship may have lapsed.
Profile updates are processed by the admin team and do not change online immediately. This can take up to 72 hours to show on your profile.
You can submit a change of details on your member profile once logged in. The admin team will change your details and update your email address once received.