How to become a corporate member

Application forms

To apply, please download and complete a corporate membership application form or Higher Education Institute membership application form.

Please choose your membership band according to the size of your project management community.

Membership band 

Size of project management community  Registration fee Annual subscription  Rejoining fee
Band A Up to 50 people  £495 £575 £245
Band B 51-250 people £975 £1,300 £485
Band C 251 - 1,000 people £1,105 £2,705 £550
Band D 1,000 + people £1,305 £4,575 £650
Higher Education Institutes n/a n/a  £404 n/a 


  • Cheque – Cheques should be payable to 'Association for Project Management' with your organisation name printed on the back.
  • Credit card – Call our membership services team on 01844 271 681.
  • Purchase order – To request an invoice, please contact membership services or call 01844 271 681, quoting your purchase order number.
  • BACS – To pay by BACS please call our finance department on 01844 271 683.

Renewing your annual subscription

APM will write to you in advance of your corporate membership due date to remind you about your subscription renewal. To renew by telephone or by post. You can set up an annual direct debit payment download a direct debit form.

Rejoining APM

If your corporate membership subscription has lapsed, you can rejoin at your previous band by contacting the membership services department or calling 01844 271 681.

A rejoin fee is payable at 50% of the registration fee for your company banding if your membership has lapsed for more than 12 months.

Get in touch!

If you're unsure about anything, please do get in touch to talk to us about it.

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Corporate Accreditation

As the Chartered body for the project profession, Corporate Accreditation by APM offers assurance to those who use project management services. It enhances status and recognition and is an internationally recognised mark of quality. Accreditation also assesses your commitment to the APM FIVE Dimensions of Professionalism.  This recognition provides assurance to your key stakeholders and allows you to attract and retain the best project management talent in the country.

Case studies of a number of our accredited organisations such as Shell, BAE Systems, DWP and many more can be found here.

Exclusive benefits of Corporate Accreditation include:
A certificate, valid for three years. An APM Accreditation logo to use on all relevant promotional material. A listing and link on the APM website. A copy of the assessor’s report, to use for further development of your programme.

How to gain corporate accreditation

Stage 1 – Contact APM and talk to one of our business development managers about our scheme. They will help you evaluate your readiness to apply.

Stage 2 – To apply, you will need to complete our application form, answering the questions as fully as possible. Here you will explain how your organisation meets the criteria for accreditation.

In particular, our Assessors will look for evidence of your organisation’s commitment to the APM FIVE Dimensions of Professionalism. A full set of guidance notes is provided and you will also have the support of your APM business development manager throughout.

Stage 3 – Our assessors will conduct a desk assessment of your application and complete a report. We will inform you promptly of the outcome. You will receive a copy of the report and advice on areas that require development in order to meet the standards of accreditation, if necessary.

Fees and duration
Corporate accreditation lasts for three years with an annual payment for each of the three years.

Next steps
For further information or guidance, please contact the accreditation team, or call 01844 271690.

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