General Membership Information

Benefits of Membership

Through membership in the Association of Inspectors General, you will join other professionals interested in promoting accountability and integrity in government.  Benefits of membership include:

  • A network of qualified and dedicated officials and researchers
  • Professional contacts which can help enhance your career
  • The Association’s online newsletter which contains information about the Inspector General community.
  • Members-only access to our website.
  • Discounts on registration for Association conferences and training institutes.
  • A private online record of your participation in continuing professional education and your professional certifications.
  • Improvement of your professional knowledge and skills, and
  • Opportunity to contribute to the development of best practices.

Anyone of good character, honor and integrity who subscribes to the purposes and objectives of the Association may become a member.  There are four categories of membership:

  • Individual membership entitles the member to receive all membership benefits including voting rights.
  • Agency membership is open to governmental agencies and entitles six employees of the agency for the price of five memberships to receive all membership benefits including voting rights.
  • Chapter membership is available in our local chapters.
  • Student membership is open to students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate curriculum at a college or university. Student members receive all membership benefits excluding voting rights.

What is the cost of membership?

The following types of memberships are offered:

  • Individual – $75/year
  • Agency – $375/year for 6 memberships; $75 for each additional membership.
  • Chapter – prices vary/year – Listings available on Membership Dues Payment Page (see below)
  • Student – $15

*Administrate fee required for certified members who only join one of the Chapters of the Association – $20/year

Membership Term

  • July 1 2014 to June 30 2015

How can I join?

  • Click Here for the Membership Dues Payment Page to join the association and or one of its ten chapters.

Requirements for Certified Members

  • The Association requires that in order to keep certifications in “active” status, all Certified Inspectors General ® (CIG), Certified Inspectors General Auditors ® (CIGA), Certified Inspectors General Investigators ® (CIGI) must maintain membership in the Association and complete Continuing Professional Education credits. Click here for our board approved certification requirements.
  • Click here for more details about these requirements