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FAQ

 

1. How to apply for the membership?

Please complete and mail the application form with your relevant copy of academic proof and payment of membership fee by a crossed cheque made out to 'Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management Ltd.Mailing address: Suite 1503, 15/F., 68 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong-Membership Department

 

2. How is it beneficial for me to join HKIHRM?

You will enjoy member rates for Institute events, research studies and survey reports, direct mailing & email blast services as well as advertising and job placement services. Membership will also provide you with professional recognition, development, resources, networking / sharing opportunities as well as the latest HR job vacancies.

 

3. What is the difference between Corporate membership and Individual membership?
Corporate membership entitles you to:
  • assign a maximum of 6 employees who have HR or related responsibilities to be 
    the  representatives to attend HKIHRM at member rates.
  • nominate a maximum of 2 representatives to receive regular mailing from HKIHRM.

Corporate membership will not be affected by any personnel change. For individual membership, only the members themselves enjoy membership privileges / benefits and the membership is not transferable to any other individuals.

 

4. How long does it take for my membership application to be accepted?

Applications under Professional-route-based Membership, except Professional and Fellow applications, and applications under Service-based Membership take normally 7 days to process.

Professional and Fellow Membership applications will take up to 8 weeks for Membership Evaluation Committee approval.

All applicants will receive email notification of the status of applications.

 

5. How do I become a Professional Member, M.I.H.R.M (HK)?

Please refer to the admission criteria for Professional Member here and download the application form via "Membership Application Forms".

If you are an Associate Member currently and would like to upgrade to Professional Member, please refer to "How to Upgrade" for more information.

 

6. What is the use of CPD?

Under the membership scheme effective 1 April 2010, CPD requirements will be one of the criteria for membership renewal. Associate, Professional and Fellow Members are required to meet CPD hours in order to renew their membership yearly. (Members are required to accumulate the required CPD hours from 1 April current year to 31 March the following year)

Please click here for more details regarding CPD.

 

7. If I do not obtain a degree level of a recognised course but I want to become an Associate Member, what should I do?

You are suggested to take the Associate Member Assessment (AMA) which will be held normally twice a year. With a pass in the Assessment, you are eligible to apply for Associate Member.

Please refer here for more details of AMA.

 

8. Do I get any identification from HKIHRM if I become a member?

Yes, a Member Certificate will be posted to you along with Member Kit in three weeks after application is completed. (Administration fee of HK$100 will be charged for reissuing the Member Certificate.)

 

9. I have log-in problems with the Log In ID and password to the HKIHRM online account, what should I do?

Please email / call Membership Department for assistance. An activate link for your Log In ID and password will be sent to your email account on request.

 

10. If there is an update of personal particular / corporate representative, what should I do?

Please send the update particulars or new representative’s name, email address, job title and contact number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request the update; or click here to download the personal information update form.

 

11. Is my membership of an overseas HR professional body equivalent to HKIHRM membership?

HKIHRM does not have reciprocal membership recognition with overseas HR professional bodies at this stage. It would not be appropriate to compare membership of an overseas HR professional body with HKIHRM membership. Admission to the 4 memberships under Professional-route-based Membership is subject to meeting the criteria prescribed by the Institute.

 

Please contact our Membership Department if you have query by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or by phone at (852) 28373 814.


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