Professional Member (MICA)

This membership level demonstrates the highest levels of practical and academic knowledge and is available to holders of an ICA Diploma qualification or those who qualify via the experienced practitioner route.


Being a Professional Member of ICA is a globally recognised mark of professionalism and excellence.

As a Professional Member you will sign up and adhere to the Code of Conduct and agree to undertake 35 hours of mandatory Continuous Professional Development (CPD) each year. You will be eligible to use the designation MICA and will be able to apply for annual certification of your CPD free of charge. This represents a powerful way to demonstrate your commitment to competence to both your employer and your regulator.

What does it cost?

What do I get?

Unlimited access to CPD Centre with over 7000 pieces of learning and log

(for both technical and soft skills)

Unlimited access to Careers Hub


Unlimited access to Knowledge Hub


Monthly newsletter updates on hot topics and breaking news


FREE attendance at networking events where offered (additional events at a small fee)

Up to six per year

inCOMPLIANCE our online magazine (RRP €80pa)


FREE attendance at Annual Members’Forum


Specially negotiated discounts at a range of conferences and events around the world

(annual savings can exceed €1000)

Placement of job vacancies in the Job Zone

(for a small fee)

Access to closed LinkedIn group for qualified practitioners


Discounts on subsequent ICA qualifications

10% Discount

Use of professional designation MICA


Open invitation to have articles published in InCOMPLIANCE

(Subject to editorial approval)

Discount to attend ICA Annual Conference


FREE annual re-certification (subject to evidencing criteria)

(For a small annual fee)

Preferential booking for hot topic sessions


FREE hard copy of inCOMPLIANCE magazine

On successful completion of five years continuous Professional membership you may be upgraded to Fellow; our highest level of membership.
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