Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria | CPN Online Registration Portal

CPN Online Registration Portal, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), How to be a member of CPN, CPN Application Fees, how to register the CPE 3 Exams 2021.

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Computer Professional Bodies in Nigeria:

The following are the list of computer science professional bodies in Nigeria;

Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN):

Functions of the CPN include;

How to Join the Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria.

Register as Individual Member

To Register as Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership Grades

What to Do After the CPN Online Registration

How to be a member of the Computer Professional’s Council of Nigeria

Membership Categories & Requirements

 

The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) and other Computer Professional Bodies ensures all users (professionals) with the use of the computer, Certificate holders, Degree, and other higher qualification get registered and crown with awards, identified in the society.

As a member of the CPN, you are entitling to benefits, awards, and grants emanating from the board.

Among the CPN, there are other Computer Professional Bodies in Nigeria.

Computer Professional Bodies in Nigeria:

The following are the list of computer science professional bodies in Nigeria;

  1. Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).
  2. Nigeria Computer Society (NCS)
  3. Information Technology Association of Nigeria (ITAN)
  4. The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPN)
  5. The Nigerian Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS)

Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN):

The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) is responsible for controlling and supervising the Computing Profession in Nigeria.

It regulates what values of knowledge and skills are to be attained by individuals seeking to become members of the computing profession and advances those values from time to time as conditions may permit.

It creates and sustains a registered persons seeking to be listed to practice the computing profession in Nigeria, and distributes it from time to time of the list of those persons;

Also, it creates and equipped a program of authorization of computer training institutions in Nigeria.

Functions of the CPN include;

  1. To enable an individual to acquire the basic skills and knowledge of becoming a member of the organization.
  2. Guaranteeing great computing professional Morals and Values.
  3. Formulating and maintaining of local and worldwide contacts of members.
  4. Reducing charges in some specific professional services and amenities.
  5. Admitting professional exams in computing in partnership with the Nigeria Computer Society

How to Join the Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria.

Registering as Individual Member on CPN Online Registration Portal

To register as an individual member,

Note:

  • A member who has served in NYSC, will join ERP (Executive Registration Programme) and be eligible for Full membership.
    ERP costs N80,000.
  • A member who has served in NYSC will join ERP and will be qualified for Associate membership. Write of CPE 3 exam will be admitted for Full membership.

CPE 3 exam costs N96. 200.00,

The exam form is N2, 000.00.

Total=N98, 200.00

Registering as Corporate Member on CPN Online Registration Portal

CORPORATE: Purchase of form is N20, 000.00 and submit alongside the form, the following

  1. Certificate of incorporation
  2. Company profile
  3. Three self addressed stamped envelopes
  4. Evidence of affiliation with relevant association, e.g NCS
  5. Photocopy of receipt
  6. A portion of the form to be fully endorsed by two financial current CPN full members
  7. Article of memorandum
  8. Form CO7

Corporate Membership Grades

THE APPROVED CATEGORISATION FOR CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP FROM 2016

 

CATEGORY:  PLATINUM
NO. OF STAFF GREATER THAN 50
SCOPE OF IT WORK CONSULTING, TRAINING, MARKETING, OTHERS
CONTRACT CAPABILITY ABOVE 250 MILLION
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT 1+
TECHNICAL STAFF ALL IT STAFF
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 750,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 250,000.00
CATEGORY:  DIAMOND
NO. OF STAFF GREATER THAN 35
SCOPE OF IT WORK CONSULTING, TRAINING, MARKETING, OTHERS
CONTRACT CAPABILITY NOT ABOVE 250 MILLION
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT 1+
TECHNICAL STAFF ALL IT STAFF
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 500,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 200,000.00
CATEGORY:  GOLD
NO. OF STAFF GREATER THAN 15
SCOPE OF IT WORK CONSULTING, TRAINING, MARKETING, OTHERS
CONTRACT CAPABILITY NOT ABOVE 150 MILLION
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT 1+
TECHNICAL STAFF ALL IT STAFF
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 400,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 150,000.00
CATEGORY:  SILVER
NO. OF STAFF GREATER THAN 10
SCOPE OF IT WORK CONSULTING, TRAINING, MARKETING, OTHERS
CONTRACT CAPABILITY NOT ABOVE 100 MILLION
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT 1+
TECHNICAL STAFF ALL IT STAFF
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 250,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 100,000.00
CATEGORY:  BRONZE
NO. OF STAFF LESS THAN 10
SCOPE OF IT WORK CONSULTING, TRAINING, MARKETING, OTHERS
CONTRACT CAPABILITY NOT ABOVE 50 MILLION
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT 1+
TECHNICAL STAFF ALL IT STAFF
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 150,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 50,000.00
CATEGORY:  STANDARD (START-UP)
NO. OF STAFF 1+
SCOPE OF IT WORK CONSULTING, TRAINING, MARKETING, OTHERS
CONTRACT CAPABILITY NOT ABOVE 10 MILLION
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT 1+
TECHNICAL STAFF ALL IT STAFF
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 100,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 20,000.00
CATEGORY:  BASIC
NO. OF STAFF SMALL ARTISANS
SCOPE OF IT WORK N/A
CONTRACT CAPABILITY NOT ELIGIBLE FOR CONTRACT
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT N/A
TECHNICAL STAFF N/A
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 50,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 10,000.00
CATEGORY:  ORDINARY
NO. OF STAFF CYBER CAFES
SCOPE OF IT WORK N/A
CONTRACT CAPABILITY NOT ELIGIBLE FOR CONTRACT
NO. OF STAFF ON CPN REGISTER
NO. OF CPN MEMBERS IN BOARD/MANAGEMENT N/A
TECHNICAL STAFF N/A
FEES
APPLICATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
REGISTRATION FEE NGN 20,000.00
RENEWAL (ANNUAL)*** NGN 10,000.00

PAYABLE FROM THE SECOND YEAR OF MEMBERSHIP

 

What to Do After the CPN Online Registration Portal.

  • Submit all completed application forms with appropriate supportive documents to the Secretariat.
  • Attach a letter for the removal of the form
  • Wait for CPN membership Induction.

Note: Registered members are required to pay an annual license fee to renew the practitioner’s license.

How to be a member of the Computer Professional’s Council of Nigeria

Membership Categories & Requirements

Membership is open to; Information Technology Professionals, and Practitioners.

 Member

  • People with B.Sc./HND in Computer Science and Information Technology can join with five years of work experience in Computing/IT.
  • People with M.Sc./M. Tech in Computer Science and Information Technology can join with three years of experience in Computing/Information Technology.
  • People with B.SC./HND can join in Computer Science/Information Technology at least three years’ professional experience.
  • Must pass the CPE exams in Computer Profession.

Associate Member

  • People with B.Sc./HND in Computer Science and Information Technology with five years’ experience.
  • People with MSc in Computer Science and Information Technology with two years of experience.
  • People with B.Sc./HND in Computer Science and Information Technology with two years of experience.
  • Must pass the Computer Professional Examination (CPE) II

Graduate Member

  • People with B.Sc./HND in Computer Science and Information Technology with three years of experience.

Technologist

  • National Diploma
  • Computer Professional Examination
  • Certification Examinations

Student Member

Students studying computer science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology in any of the universities is recognized.

Honorary Fellow

Affiliate

Corporate Member

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