Become a Member

Requirements for Membership

No individual shall be eligible for membership of CIPFI at any grade of membership unless they have;

  1. Passed the examination or examinations applicable for the grade.
  2. Undertaking the period and type of types of forensic audit/Accounting experience required for that grade;
  3. Satisfied the CIPFI that they are a fit and proper person
  4. Paid all the appropriate fees prescribed, and
  5. Satisfied such other requirements as may from time to time be prescribed by CIPFI provided that where an individual has passed examination or examinations or submitted other certified evidence or prior learning competencies which in the opinion of the CIPFI is equivalent to the examination or examinations prescribed, the CIPFI may treat them as having such examination or examinations.


  1. Only person who are students of CIPFI shall be permitted to be entered for the examinations of the CIPFI.
  2. An applicant must apply in writing in such form which may include electronically, giving such undertakings and accompanied by such fees, as may be prescribed form time to time.
  3. It shall be for an applicant to satisfy the CIPFI that they are eligible to become a student.
  4. The Executive Committee shall from time to time make regulations for students relating to any matter which it deems appropriate.
  5. Upon and following admission as a student, the articles, the constitution and the regulation policies and procedures for the time being in force shall apply to and bind every person so admitted for so long as they are students, and, in so far as those documents provide, thereafter.

NOTE: we offer direct membership to members of ICAN, ANAN, CPA, CFE, ACMA, NBA, CFA etc, but such members must undergo our intensive training from module one to seven before we can issue them certificate of membership. Besides, we also offer corporate membership to organization that is pursuing similar objective with CIPFIN.


We provide forensic and investigative training in various private and public organizations to equip them with forensic and investigative skills in order to restore sanity to our system.