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How to Apply

  1. Check Eligibility Requirements: IBCA mandates you to meet certain educational and work experience requirements to become eligible. Before proceeding, check if you satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements for the CIBP™. It is recommended that you keep this information handy as it will be required while filling up your online application.
  2. Fill Online Application: Once you have satisfied the CIBP™ eligibility requirements, it is time to apply. Start the application process by creating your myIBCA account. Once you have submitted the online application and made a successful payment of the fee, you will immediately receive an acknowledgement response email with instructions for the next step in the process.
  3. Validation: An internal check is conducted to validate your credentials against the prescribed candidacy prerequisites for earning the CIBP™.
  4. IBCA Learning Resources: Post your payment confirmation, you will receive your unit of the learning resources containing reading and learning material at the address you have registered with us. Normal delivery timeframe is three-four weeks. Access to online learning material will be shared within 24-48 hours.
  5. Award: If you qualify the exam and meet other conditions, you are awarded the CIBP™ credential and the Digital Badge is immediately issued to you. You can expect the shipment of the physical credential pack to reach you within three to four weeks from the date of the credential - award.