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CCIM Designation Requirements

CCIM Designation Requirements

Institute Members, also called candidates, are pursuing the CCIM designation through one of the six types of membership below.

  • Institute Membership - Pursue the CCIM designation as an Institute candidate, the most common membership for U.S.-based professionals whose goal is to become a CCIM.
  • Canada - Pursue the CCIM designation as a Canadian candidate, the Institute candidate equivalent for professionals who live in Canada.
  • International - Pursue the CCIM designation as an International candidate, the Institute candidate equivalent for professionals who live outside the U.S. or Canada.
  • U.S. Government Discount - Join CCIM at a reduced Institute candidate rate if you are a U.S. government employee or in the military.
  • Fast Track - Waive the portfolio and elective credit requirement on your way to the CCIM designation if you have an eligible designation.
  • University Fast Track - Waive CI 101 and two of the following courses: CI 102, CI 103 or CI 104, depending on your specific  approved university's real estate master's program.

You can also become a member without earning the designation through Associate Membership or Academic Membership.

  Institute Memberships
Requirement Institute Membership U.S. Government Discount Fast Track University Fast Track Canada International
Successfully complete the designation curriculum, which includes:
Required Required
Required
  Required  
Successfully complete the designation curriculum, which includes:
      Required    
Successfully complete the designation curriculum, which includes:
          Required
Earn two elective credits Required Required     Required  
Submit a Portfolio of Qualifying Experience Required Required   Required Required Required
Pass the Comprehensive Exam Required Required Required Required Required Required
Complete Membership Application Required Required Required Required Required Required
Annual Dues $595 $545 $595 ($195 Intl) $595 ($195 Intl) $395 $195