Membership Journey

Certification levels


This level of membership is the ICA's entry level membership grade:

  • for those who wish to show commitment to the highest standards of practice and conduct by becoming a member of ICA;
  • for those currently studying towards an ICA qualification;
  • for holders of our certificate level awards.

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Associate (AICA)

This level of membership is open to holders of ICA Advanced Certificate* level awards:

  • for those who wish to be part of a professional like-minded community;
  • for those who have a commitment to excellence and personal and professional development; 
  • for those who demonstrate adherence to the ICA professional Code of Conduct.

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Qualified levels

For compliance professionals who have demonstrated the highest level of competence by completing professional level qualifications or meeting the stringent experiential entry route requirements. 

Professional Member (MICA)

 This level of membership is:    

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Fellow Member (FICA)

This level of membership is:

  • for those who have completed an ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma qualification;***
  • for those who have been a Professional Member (MICA) for five consecutive years, have circa 10 years of practical experience at a senior level and apply to progress on or after their 5 year membership anniversary by emailing ICA.
  • for those who qualify for the experiential Fellow route****

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If you're unsure which level of  membership is appropriate for you, please contact us at


*      Also includes Certification courses in Malaysia
**    Also includes Advanced Certificate courses in Malaysia
***  Also includes Graduate qualifications in Singapore and Certified Professional qualifications in Malaysia
****For further information and enquiries on applying via this route,
        please email and request details of the experiential Fellow route to FICA. 

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Membership Levels

Click on the links below for more information on each level of ICA Membership

Affiliate Level

Associate Level

Professional Level

Fellow Level

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