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Mutual Recognition Agreements


CIPS negotiates Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) with other international associations for the following reasons:

  to harmonize standards internationally;
  to promote common professionalism practices;
  to advance integrity and ethics in our industry;
  to encourage the exchange of ideas and expertise; and
  to provide for the mobility of professionals.

The following organizations will recognize the I.S.P. as an IT professional level qualification. The organizations will confirm an individual's professional qualifications as required by the organization to support this recognition.

ACS - Australian Computer Society
Queen Victoria Building
Sydney, NSW 1230 Australia
Phone: (02) 9299-3666

BCS - British Computer Society
1 Sanford Street
Swindon, England
Phone: +44 (0)1793 417417

Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP)
2350 E. Devon Ave, Suite 115
Des Plaines, Illinois. 60018-4610
Phone: (847) 299-4227, (800) 843-8227
Fax: (847) 299-4280

NZCS - New Zealand Computer Society
PO Box 10 044
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 473 1043,
Fax: +64 4 473 1025

CIPS Corporate Partners

The following organizations have demonstrated their commitment to professionalism, ethics, and high standards for the I.T. profession through their support of CIPS. CIPS thanks all its partners for their contribution. Become a CIPS Corporate Partner Today! - Send an email to 



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