Become a member

IRP can help you advance your career in recruitment

As a recruitment professional your reputation is everything. Becoming a member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals helps you demonstrate commitment, professionalism and added value to your clients and candidates.

The IRP helps recruiters to demonstrate their commitment to best practice and world-class recruitment standards, as well as providing the best possible services to clients and candidates. All IRP members must abide by the IRP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.

Your IRP membership gives you access to:

If you would like further information or advice, please contact our IRP account manager Joseph Solich | 020 7009 2145 |


Choose the membership level that fits your career goals

Affiliate (AIRP): Tailored to those in the industry that have no recognised recruitment qualification and have less than 10 years’ experience. (Membership cost: £90 per year (UK only))

Member (MIRP): Open to any recruiter with either 10 years’ industry experience, or a Level 3 or Level 4 IRP qualification. (Membership cost: £120 per year (UK only))

Fellowship (FIRP): Open to any recruiter with any of the below: (Membership cost: £130 per year (UK only))

- 15 years’ industry experience, or

- 10 years’ experience with Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice, or

- 7 years’ experience with Level 4 Diploma in Recruitment Management 

IRP Advocacy: Our company-purchase scheme of IRP membership - recommended for recruitment businesses and employers looking to invest in their staff's professional development. Contact Joseph Solich at to request the pricing for our Advocacy scheme (Please note, the Advocacy scheme pricing is based on the size and experience levels of your team members)

Joining the IRP 

Becoming an IRP member or IRP Advocacy member is easy. Once you've decided on your membership level, simply download this IRP Member Application form, and either return it via email at, or send by Post to The Institute of Recruitment Professionals, Dorset House, 27-45 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NT.

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