Benefits of membership

Your membership with the Insurance Institute provides you with access to career relevant designations, certificates, seminars and networking opportunities. By becoming a member you are making an investment in your career and the p&c insurance profession.

The Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation programs are at the core of the Insurance Institute. A recent Conference Board of Canada study found that those who hold a CIP designation earn an average annual wage premium of $8,000 per year more than colleagues with a similar level of experience without a designation.

Become a Member

Create your online account, follow the step-by-step instructions and start enjoying the benefits of membership today. Or register by phone - contact our Member Services team toll-free at 1-866-362-8585 or by email,

Other membership benefits include:

Professional development & networking
Attend a wide range of events and seminars, including workshops, courses, webinars and networking opportunities.

Certificate programs
The Risk Management and Advanced CIP certificate programs are new offerings to our members. The three-course Risk Management program helps to prepare you for the exams that lead to the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation. Available to graduates of the CIP program, the four-course Advanced CIP program is designed to enhance core business and finance concepts relevant to the p&c industry.

Flexible Learning Options
We offer a wide variety of learning formats that allow you to balance your commitments.

Member resources
Looking to speak to someone in person? Your local Institute, Chapter or our member services team are available to guide your education choices. If you have a quick question, you can go to Ask the Institute and find answers to many commonly asked questions. Our new app, IIC Mobile Learning, is also an excellent tool that features free access to 1,700+ terms in the Dictionary of Insurance and free practice CIP exams.

Career opportunities and industry news
Looking for a job in p&c insurance? Our new Career Connections job site can help find the right job opportunity to advance your career goals. Stay current on insurance industry happenings with our quarterly newsletter,
IQ: Institute Quarterly, and receive updates about events, seminars and workshops happening in your area.

Industry research
Access our library of industry trends papers from the CIP Society and our Emerging Issues Research Series, which includes reports on cyber risks and automated vehicles.


Become a Member

Create your online account, follow the step-by-step instructions and start enjoying the benefits of membership today. Or register by phone  - contact our Member Services Team toll-free at 1-866-362-8585 or by email,


Multiple Memberships in One Organization?

Our Company Bill program: one invoice – one payment!  

If your workplace has a number of staff who are members of the Insurance Institute, we can work with your HR department to tailor a Company Bill solution. Insurance Institute and CIP Society memberships can be combined into one invoice at the end of each membership year. It’s quick, easy and seamless. To learn more about how our Company Bill program can help you, contact a Member Services Associate