Thank you for your interest in the Certified Identity Management Professional® (CIMP) designation. To be eligible for certification, candidates must be members of Identity Management Institute® (IMI), pay the required fees, and complete this application to 1) demonstrate 60 qualifying points based on education, experience and training, and, 2) submit a written risk statement. If you are not currently an IMI member, please also submit a membership application.
Requirements for Certification
To earn the CIMP designation, candidates must demonstrate at least two years of work experience and a total of 60 points. Each year of education or work experience, and any other related certification equals 10 points.
Critical Risk Domains (CRD)
The following are Critical Risk Domains (CRD) for the CIMP program:
- Threat Management
- Project Management
- Product Selection and Implementation
- Software Security
- Cloud Security
- IAM Architecture, Protocols and Standards
- IoT and API Security
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Compliance Assurance
- Emerging Trends
Upon receipt and pre-approval of your application (s), you will receive an online payment voucher for the appropriate membership and/or certification amount. This process is introduced to pre-approve applications prior to payment requests and avoid collection of credit card numbers on the application. Upon receipt of your payment, your certificate will be mailed.
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