Associate Member

To become an associate member an applicant must be over 21 years of age and be: A partner in a small professional practice; or A sole proprietor of an unincorporated business; or A senior executive reporting directly to a board member in an NGO, a state enterprise, parastatal or other public body of similar standing; or A senior executive of a national or international company or organisation reporting to a board member; or A director who does not otherwise qualify to be an ordinary member. N.B. Associate members have no voting rights.


Registration Kes3,000 Annual Subscription Kes10,000

Ordinary Member

To become an ordinary member an applicant must be over 21years of age and meet one of the following criteria: A company director for a minimum of 3 years having been in business for a minimum of seven years; or In business for a minimum of five years as one of the following a partner or senior manager in a professional practice, or a holder of a professional or educational qualification working in the business sector or public sector; or a sole proprietor or partner of an unincorporated business; or a senior executive of a national or international company or organisation, or public sector body, reporting directly to a main board member; or meet such other conditions which in the opinion of the IoD(K) are of a sufficiently acceptable standard so as to confer membership and, preferably have attended the IoD (K) course on ‘Being a Director - Directors Role, Duties and Liabilities.`


Registration Kes3,000Annual Subscription Kes12,000

Fellow Member

This is a special category awarded by the IOD (K) board at its discretion. To become a Fellow, one must have a minimum of 10 years as a full member of IOD (K) with a proven track record of outstanding service in the pursuit and application of good corporate governance, business ethics, and in promoting the aims and objectives of IOD (K). He/She then becomes entitled to use the designation 'Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Kenya (F. Inst. D (K))'. On approval, the Fellow must pay an annual subscription/renewal fee of Kshs. 12,000.

Corporate Member

Why Join As a Corporate Member?

  1. Profile and emphasize your company's interest in and support of good corporate governance.
  2. Access IoD(K)’s full suite of member services, such as Board director search facility, extensive professional development courses, Board and Director evaluation, networking events including talks on thought leadership, pieces on corporate governance and stewardship.

Corporate Membership fees

Large Corporations/listed companies: Kshs. 100,000.

NGOs Non-Profits: Kshs. 60,000

Large SME’s: Kshs. 80,000

Medium SME’s: Kshs. 50,000

Small SME’s: Kshs. 30,000

There is a further discount of 10% for payment of 3 years subscription and 15% for 5 years subscription.