Professional Membership

The Institute hopes to draw its members from multi-sectors using unique points system to access what each applicant has to offer in their various fields, including what they have practically done with social impacts, and achievements over the years.

Membership of the Institute is aimed at helping entrepreneurs, managers, community development practitioners, innovators, startups and individuals achieve, sustain and demonstrate the highest standards level of ethical professionalism. Ongoing membership of the Institute and participation in the Institute's programmes, courses and seminars can help individuals meet the initial and annual re-accreditation requirements of professional certification regimes, and support your organization in the fulfillment of its vision and purpose.

There are eight membership grades; a member’s grade depends on training, qualification, working experience and startup project.

Fellow

Outstanding professionals who exceed the requirements for Member by a substantial margin, and who have spent a considerable part of their working life in positions of substantial responsibility, may be considered by the governing council for promotion to the Institute’s most senior grade. Such individuals must be ready to render moral/financial support to the Institute...continue reading »

Full Membership - 700 Points

Must include at least 600 points gained from community service, work experience, course of study and examination approved by the Institute. Applicants must have 12 years work experience in chosen field with minimum qualification of M.Sc., MBA, etc and must be willing to start up new enterprise or own one.

Senior Associate Membership - 500 Points

Must include at least 400 points gained from community service, work experience, course of study and examination approved by the Institute. Applicants must have 6-10 years work experience in chosen field with minimum qualification of HND, BSc/BA, do personal business or willing to start up new enterprise.

Associate Membership - 350 Points

Must include at least 200 points gained from community service, work experience, course of study and examination approved by the Institute. Applicants must have 2-5 years work experience in chosen field with minimum qualification of NCE, OND, HND, BSc/BA, do own business or be willing to start up new enterprise.

Graduate Membership - 200 Points

Must garner at least 150 points gained from community service, work experience, course of study and examination approved by the Institute. An applicant must be a fresh graduate or undergraduate of any reputable higher institution or has 1-2 years experience in doing his/her own personal business or ready to start up new enterprise.

Senior Licentiate Membership - 150 Points

Must garner at least 100 points gained from community service, work experience, course of study and examination approved by the Institute. Applicants must be undergraduates of recognized institutions or have 3-4 years experience in doing their own personal business or willing to start new enterprise.

Licentiate Membership - 100 Points

Must garner at least 50 points gained from community service, work experience, course of study and examination approved by the Institute. Applicants must be holders of senior secondary certificate r have 1-2 years experience in doing their own personal business or willing to start new enterprise.

Corporate Membership

Organizations that intend to join the Institute will benefit from our partnership scheme. Agreements will be signed with leading institutions and public companies to provide important services on favourable terms. Small companies interested in added prestige that associating with Pan African Institute can bring to them are also encouraged to join. Among other benefits, they shall be allowed to use the Institute’s logo on their business stationery while they will also enjoin the benefit of promoting their businesses through our websites and publications

How To Apply

There are several ways to obtain your membership forms, use the one convenient and suitable for you:

All fees payable to any of the Institute's Bank Accounts:
GTB Plc: 014 145 7452
or
ECOBANK Plc: 162 300 4254