To earn and maintain the CIPS designation, you must pay membership dues to the National Association of REALTORS® each year. If your dues are not renewed each year, your use of the CIPS designation will be terminated, you will be removed from the network directory, you will no longer be able to use the CIPS logo and name on marketing materials, and all other membership benefits will be revoked.

Inactive for fewer than 5 years

If you earned the CIPS Designation and your membership has been inactive for a period of 1-4 years, you must:

  •  Pay the current quarter dues
  •  Pay a $50 reactivation fee

To renew your designation today, follow these steps:

  1. Access the secure online payment site
  2. Log in and navigate to "My Orders" in order to pay

Questions about reactivation? Contact

Inactive for 5+ years

CIPS policy requires reactivation within five years of the inactive date. If you have been inactive for more than five years, you must take two additional courses before you may reactivate.

If you earned the CIPS Designation and you have not paid membership dues in over five years you must:

Once you complete the courses and submit the application, we will add the order to your account for you to pay the appropriate fees to reinstate. Please contact us at once your courses are complete.

How to Find CIPS Courses