Applying to join NIBA

Applications are considered very carefully to ensure that not only government requirements are met, but also NIBA's own strict conditions. If approved as members, individuals must agree to:

The application process

 The application process for NIBA membership takes approx 8-10 weeks.

Stage 1: Apply online

Category Post Nominals Entry Qualification Entry Experience CPD Pre-entry CPD ongoing
Affiliate None No qualification required N/A N/A N/A Apply
Associate NIBA (Assoc.) All students enrolled in an accredited program under the level of Diploma in Financial Service N/A N/A 25 points or 50 points over 2 years Apply
Qualified Practising Insurance Broker NIBA  (QPIB) Diploma of Financial Service (Insurance broking) or Diploma in Financial services 4 years 25 points or 50 points over 2 years 25 points or 50 points over 2 years Apply
International Qualified Practising Insurance Broker NIBA  (QPIB) Diploma of Financial Service (Insurance broking) or Diploma in Financial services 4 years 25 points or 50 points over 2 years 25 points or 50 points over 2 years Apply
Qualified Financial Services Representative NIBA  (QFSR) Diploma of Financial Service (Insurance broking) or Diploma in Financial services 4 years 25 points or 50 points over 2 years 25 points or 50 points over 2 years Apply
Fellow NIBA  (Fell.) Advanced Diploma or Graduate Diploma CPIB or 5 years as QPIB 25 points or 50 points over 2 years 25 points or 50 points over 2 years Apply

Stage 2. Business reputation check

Applicants names are listed in a monthly email to all NIBA members. If no objections are received the application is referred to the NIBA Divisional Committee in the applicant’s State. Once the Divisional Committee approves the application it is referred to the NIBA Board for final approval.

Stage 3. Confirmation of membership offer

On approval of your documents by the NIBA Registrar, state Divisional Committee and the NIBA Board, a membership confirmation and offer will be sent to you. Upon receipt of your payment of fees a membership pack which includes NIBA information and a membership certificate will be forwarded.