The CIMA practising certificate is a license to practice and is issued following admission to CIMA's member in practice register or following successful annual renewal.
As CIMA licenses the individual member, all practising certificates are issued bearing the members name, CIMA does not issue the practising certificates in the firm or practice names.
CIMA has an obligation to protect the public.
They must have confidence in the integrity and standards of those who are licensed by the Institute.
CIMA is aware that circumstances change. To ensure that only registered and monitored members in practice are licensed; practising certificates are only valid for one calendar year. A replacement practising certificate will be re-issued once your annual member in practice renewal is completed.
A mark of professionalism
CIMA members in practice achieve and maintain professionalism through compliance with regulations around CPD, anti-money laundering and mandatory requirement policies. The practising certificate highlights that the holder has attained a level of competency to offer management accountancy services to the public and does so ethically and professionally.