COVID-19 updates 21 September

Some IoD courses and events may be affected by changes to alert levels. Read more

Future IoD

We are now working on transitioning to the new IoD Rules. Find out more

Individual membership

Why join?

Commit to standards and lifelong learning

Access IoD resources, events and professional development to help you develop your director capabilities.

Develop your suitability for board selection

We provide opportunities to build your networks and increase your visibility as a director.

Support your profession

We help you keep up with the latest in governance and give opportunities for your contribution to be recognised.

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Individual membership types

New members join the Institute of Directors in one of two categories – Member or Associate.

  • Members participate in continuing professional development and can develop their governance career on the Chartered Membership pathway.
  • Associates do not commit to CPD.

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Membership fees

Membership subscription fees are the same for Associates and Members. We offer a special rate if you are under 40.

Member / Associate
Annual subscription fee:

$545 (incl GST)

Join fee (one time):

$150 (incl GST)

Under 40 Member / Associate
Annual subscription fee:

$310 (incl GST)

Join fee (one time):

$75 (incl GST)

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