Welcome to the
National Payroll Institute

Become a Member

Membership Benefits

Vital Knowledge

Got a tough payroll question? Access to our Payroll Infoline experts and Late Breaking Payroll News make it easier to get the payroll information you need.

Essential Training

Our designations are the gold standard for payroll education in Canada – offering vast payroll knowledge and inspiring the confidence of business leaders.  

Career Advancement

The National Payroll Institute provides a wide variety of exciting networking opportunities to help members build rewarding and progressive careers.


Join a community of 40,000+ payroll professionals, dedicated to ensuring the long-term health of businesses and the financial wellness of employees. 

Learn and Connect

Whether at one of our seminars or webinars, the Annual Conference, or a National Payroll Week event, we bring payroll professionals together to learn and connect.

Hear what our members have to say

As a member of the National Payroll Institute, you are not just a number on a page, you are member of an amazing community that offers so many opportunities outside of your day to day routines. You will have the opportunity to experience National Conference, attend Network and Shares with your colleagues on trending payroll topics, volunteer for your local branch and much more.

Payroll opens doors. You’ll always be able to apply your knowledge and your designation to so much more. Being a member of the National Payroll Institute gives you access and the ability to explore knowledge from your peers and experts in the payroll field. So don’t be afraid to explore.

Being a payroll practitioner means wearing many hats ranging from administrative to system support and technical areas of payroll. Maintaining a membership with National Payroll Institute allows me to navigate the many demands of the profession with confidence that we are implementing new programs and processes that are compliant and not offside with legislation.

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Your Payroll Community


Payroll is at the heart of business. Through HCM Dialogue, payroll professionals can connect with other vital business functions related to human capital management. Learn, engage and connect with HR and finance professionals as well as business leaders through this National Payroll Institute powered community. Open to members and non-members alike.