Becoming a CIMA member
You can apply for CIMA membership when you have completed the CIMA professional qualification. You also need to demonstrate three years of relevant practical experience.
What do I need to do?
Please follow the application process in the students' section, including our explanatory videos.
Once your membership application has been approved and you have been notified of this, you can use the letters ACMA after your name to signify that you are an associate chartered management accountant.
Receiving your certificate
Membership certificates are dispatched approximately 6-8 weeks after election to membership.
If you do not receive your certificate within six months, please contact us immediately and we will investigate and if necessary issue a duplicate.
If you do not receive your certificate and do not contact us within six months, you will be charged GBP35 for a duplicate.
If you need more information, please email or phone CIMA contact.