Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a member of PMIIRL?

To join the Ireland Chapter of PMI, you must visit the PMI Global website and become a PMI member.

You will need to purchase:

  1. A PMI individual membership
  2. The Ireland Chapter of PMI Membership

How do I become a member of the PMI?

Please see below for how to join PMI. Please note that you cannot join the Ireland Chapter without first becoming a member of PMI.

The following represents the steps you need to take: · Go to the PMI Global Website at

  • Once there, click Join at the top of the page.
  • This opens Type of Membership, select the type that is right for you by clicking the Join or Renew Today link next to that membership type

How do I register for events?

Links to online registration appear on the Events Calendar entry for each event when registration is open. If an event has not yet opened for registration (and the Click here to Register link is not yet there), please check back again soon.

How do you self-report PDUs?

Participants in workshops and seminars need to report PDUs directly with PMI.

To Report PDUs: · Go to

  • Click on Login (upper right hand corner)
  • Go to top left hand corner and click the in the Certification Status box and then click on 'Report PDUs
  • Choose PDU Category ex. Course or Training
  • Include the details requested
  • Click Submit

Can I claim PDUs if I have no certificate with PMI?

No. You cannot claim any PDUs for anything that you did before becoming PMP certified.

What are the requirements for the PMI Certificate?

There are a number of requirements to qualify for the PMP Exam and become a PMP. The PMI website has all the information you need for this:

What qualifies as a PDU for PMI?

Professional Development Units (PDUs) are one-house blocks of time that you spend learning, teaching others and/or volunteering.

Are PMI Qualifications recognised outside Ireland?

Yes, PMI Credentials are recognised and sought-after on a global scale.