MemberIdentity Management Institute® (IMI) is an international organization established to connect identity management professionals and organizations, provide identity risk management guidelines, promote the field, certify qualified professionals and educate the public at large. IMI Members demonstrate dedication and professionalism to the field of identity risk management.

Types of Membership

Regular members – active members who have been certified.

Associate members – active members who are interested in the field of identity management and would like to have access to some member benefits but are not certified by IMI yet.

Membership Benefits

  • Eligibility for certification,
  • Maintain certification in active status,
  • Take and reschedule each certification exam up to 3 times,
  • 10% discount on additional certifications,
  • Project and open-position referrals,
  • Member referral reward program,
  • Access to member only content, and
  • Greater professional exposure in the industry.


The initial membership application fee for all new members is $95 which provides member benefits for an entire year starting from the payment date. Membership must be renewed annually to continue receiving benefits and maintain certifications in active status.

How to Apply

Step 1 – Complete and submit the Application For Membership.

Step 2 – Pay the appropriate membership and certification fees after your application is accepted for processing.

Note: If you are interested in certification, please submit the appropriate certification application after you submit the membership application.

Apply for Membership

Member Referral Reward Program

All active members in good standing are eligible to extend their membership by one additional year at no cost when they refer two new members who register for any of the certifications. New applicants must include referring member’s name in the membership application and pay all membership and certification dues in order to apply the credit.

Group Membership Discount

Depending on the size of your group, various discount programs apply to group memberships.

group-discountOrganizations with as few as five eligible members can take advantage of membership discount savings. Give your team the opportunity to gain new skills and stay up-to-date with the latest identity management threats and solutions.

Silver level (5-10 Employees) – 10% discount

Gold level (11-20 Employees) – 15% discount

Platinum level (over 20 employees) – 20% discount

Please contact us for group membership and certification registration.

Service Provider Membershipservice-provider

Identity Management Institute offers service provider membership programs to companies that want to combine their employee training and marketing efforts in order to increase the skills of their employees and share the value of their products or services with interested parties. Whether your company is an identity management service or product provider, you will greatly benefit by partnering with IMI to serve your employees and customers. Click here for details.

Membership Renewal

Membership in Identity Management Institute must be renewed by the expiration date in order to continue receiving member services and maintain active certification status. Click below to visit the membership renewal page for additional information.