The IRC Credential is the Standard for IR Professionals

Certifying investor relations competencies across key disciplines including finance, strategy, and communications.

We are now accepting online exam applications. Simply log on to yourNIRI account, and follow the link toMy CertificationunderMy Account Links. It is an easy, fast, confidential, and secure process.

The PDF form is still available for download here.

Registration open for the November 16 – 23, 2019 testing window. The application deadline is September 21, 2019.

For immediate assistance with the IRC certification, please send a message toWhy Become Certified?

Investor relations professionals have a high degree of responsibility and can make a significant impact within their organizations. This demands competence across key disciplines including finance, strategy, and communications. Earning the IRC demonstrates necessary knowledge and skills in theIR Competency Framework, the ten subject areas essential to performing the investor relations function, namely:

Available at the NIRI store –View All IRC ResourcesWhy Choose NIRIs IRC?

With more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies worldwide, the National Investor Relations Institute is the worlds oldest and largest investor relations industry professional association.

Developed through the collaboration of its practitioners and constituents, NIRIs IRC credential assures those in the corporate, agency, and investment communities that the charterholder has demonstrated the necessary knowledge and skills for competence across the IR discipline. New testimonials from several IRC credential holders can be foundhere.

Certification DirectoryThis Certification Directory recognizes the investor relations professionals who have successfully earned the Investor Relations Charter (IRC®) credential by fulfilling numerous prerequisites, including passing a rigorous exam, and currently hold an active certification status.

The search result will provide the credential holders certification effective and expiration dates, and more.