Membership categories depend on an individual’s personal education and professional achievements in Public Relations as outlined below.
Fellowship of the Institute is the highest level of professional recognition by the Institute. Procedure for award of Fellowship is constantly reviewed to project the highest professional standards.
A Fellow has voting rights in the Institute affairs and may use the letter FNIPR for so long as he/she meets all relevant obligations to NIPR.
HONORARY FELLOW [FNIPR (HON.)
Council may, at its discretion, confer Honorary Fellowship on leaders of non-government, corporate, political and other professional organizations, who have shown considerable and remarkable interest and contributed positively to the advancement of the core values of or the aims and practice of Public Relations in Nigeria.
Persons who have been an Associate Member for at least five years and who are adjudged to be eligible by qualification and experience.
A member has voting right in the Institute’s affairs and may use the letter MNIPR for so long as he/she remains paid-up and active member at chapter/national levels.
Persons who have been a Graduate Member for at least three years and who are adjudged by Council to be eligible by qualification and experience.
An associate has voting rights in the Institute’s affairs may use the letter ANIPR, for so long as he/she remains paid-up and active member at chapter/national levels.
Graduate category is available to persons having one or more of the approved qualifications but without the necessary practical experience required for associate grade.
A graduate-member may not vote in the affairs of the Institute but has other rights and privileges.
A graduate member may use the letter GNIPR for so long as he/she remains paid-up and active member at chapter/national levels.
Student membership is open to all those who at the time of application are studying for an NIPR or any of the approved qualifications. Student membership may not last for more than three years. No membership certificate is iss