Professional Development Credits

Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) New Track

Entrance requirements

If you don't have a university degree, you can apply via the alternate entry route if you meet the following requirements:

  • You hold a CIP designation
  • You're a member of your local Insurance Institute
  • You complete five university continuing education courses, one in each of the following subjects:
    - Microeconomics
    - Financial accounting
    - Business finance
    - Business administration
    - Business strategy
  • You have a diploma from a Canadian community college (minimum of two years)

For alternate entry, you'll also need at least 10 years' relevant work experience by the time you complete the FCIP program, five of them at a supervisory or higher level.

For more details about this program, and for the most up-to-date information regarding the courses you need for accreditation, please contact the association or institute directly.


Equivalent Continuing Studies Course


Financial Accounting

Business Finance

Business Administration

Business Strategy

The Insurance Institute of Canada offers and administers this program.

Insurance Institute of Canada
18 King Street East, 6th Floor
Toronto, ON M5C 1C4
Telephone: 1-866-362-8585 or 416-362-8586
Fax: 416-362-4239

Insurance Institute of BC
Suite 1110, 800 West Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6C 2V6
Telephone: 604-681-5491 or 1-888-681-5491
Fax: 604-681-5479