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Students can apply directly below.
For Graduate, Corporate, Affiliate or Fellow applications download the application form here, then begin your application in the relevant section below and upload the completed form and any additional information required.
BECOME A STUDENT MEMBER
Student membership is only open to those who are currently undertaking an accredited course in planning.
BECOME A GRADUATE MEMBER
Graduate Membership is available to planners who have attained the relevant professional planning qualification, but who have not, as yet, obtained the necessary experience to qualify for Corporate Membership.
BECOME A CORPORATE MEMBER
Corporate Membership is the foremost membership category within the Institute and is open to planners who have reached a required standard of knowledge, skill and professional responsibility necessary to engage in planning.
BECOME AN AFFILIATE MEMBER
In accordance with its stated aims of being a learned and professional body, the Institute shall include as eligible for Non-Corporate membership persons who have a primary or post-primary degree (or equivalent) related to planning in the opinion of the Council, who have been engaged for a minimum of two years in approved research or practice related to planning, and who have made a special contribution, in the opinion of the Council, to planning in Ireland.
BECOME A FELLOW MEMBER
In order to be eligible for Fellowship of the Irish Planning Institute a member must fulfill the following criteria:
The person must have been a Corporate Member of the Institute for a continuous period of not less than ten years
The person must have at least 20 years professional planning experience
The person must have either served on the Council of the Institute as a Corporate Member of Council, or been an officer of one of the Institute's Branches, or a combination of the two, for a period of not less than four years, or must have made, in the opinion of the Institute's Council, an important contribution to the development of the Institute.
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