Membership Guidelines & Application

Membership in the IIC is by invitation of the Board of Directors and is based on an application review process.

Membership Application & Guidelines  

Those interested in pursuing membership in the IIC must complete a Membership Application. Please note, this is a downloadable PDF and is not a fillable online application. Please open and save to your computer.

All applicants should read and review the Membership Guidelines before applying.

The 2018 Membership Application process is now closed.

The 2019 Membership Application Process will open in February of 2019.

All applications are reviewed, on an annual basis, through May and June.

All applications should be emailed to Executive Director Meghan Howard at

If you are a previous applicant and wish to re-apply, please contact Ms. Howard to request your application be *reconsidered.
If you have applied for three years unsuccessfully, a new application including updated sponsors will be required.

Former applicants can roll forward their application on file for two years but are are strongly encouraged to update it and resubmit by the set deadline.

Applications not received by the deadline will not be considered for the current membership year.

Membership Admission Standards

Membership shall be restricted by invitation to honour those individuals who have proven to their peers, through long, continuous performance in their insolvency specialty that they possess:

  • The highest professional qualifications and ethical standards

  • A high level of character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership which demonstrates the likelihood that they will continue to contribute to the enhancement of insolvency scholarship, continuing education and the insolvency process;

  • Demonstration of sustained, exceptionally high quality professional services to clients, bar and public;

  • A commitment to fostering and furthering the objectives of the IIC;

  • Significant evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing, and/or distinguished published writings on bankruptcy practice, procedure, philosophy, improvements and reforms, which demonstrates a consistent contribution to the enhancement of
    bankruptcy and insolvency literature, education and the insolvency process.

For additional information, view the Membership Guidelines