Become an ACOI Member

The ACOI membership year is from 1 August – 31 July.  Membership fees are paid annually and are non-refundable.

How to Register and become a member of ACOI

To register online click the register link below and fill out the form.
Please have your credit card details ready.

Become a Member of ACOI


Membership Category Summary

ACOI offer 4 variations of member categories:

Affiliate Membership of ACOI is open to those who interested in regulatory matters;

Ordinary Membership is open to those who have successfully completed the academic  programmes offered to ACOI members by our academic partners, the Institute of Banking, IOB a recognised college of University College Dublin and by Dublin City University, DCU. The current academic programmes offered by our academic partners are: Professional Certificate in Compliance; Professional Diploma in Compliance; MSc in Compliance; Professional Certificate in Data Protection; Professional Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention; MA in Ethics, Corporate Responsibility stream.

Designatory/ Licentiateship Membership is open to those who have successfully completed one of the above academic programmes for which ACOI offers a professional designation.  ACOI currently offers the following professional designations: LCOI to the Professional Diploma in Compliance, PDC.   CDPO, Certified Data Protection Officer on successful completion of Professional Certificate in Data Protection ; CFCPP, Certified Financial Crime Prevention Practitioner  on successful completion of Professional Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention. The take up of an ACOI designation requires members to meet ongoing continuing professional development requirements.

Fellowship, FCOI  is awarded to those who have successfully completed the MSc in Compliance or the MA in Ethics (Corporate Responsibility) (both – Level 9 qualifications on the National Framework of Qualifications) and who undertake to meet ongoing continuing professional development requirements.

Honorary Fellowship is awarded to persons by reason of their position or experience or their eminence in regulatory compliance or business ethics. 

Please also note the following:

The first year membership fee must be paid by cheque/credit card. The fee is €150. The membership renewal fee (1 August – 31 July) is €150.

For assistance, please contact the ACOI office by phone at 01-779 0200 or email to info@acoi.ie with subject title of “Membership Query”.

To download the Terms and Conditions of Membership, please CLICK HERE