Join the National Payroll Institute

National Payroll Institute Members are at the Heart of Business

For over 40 years the National Payroll Institute has been the voice of payroll in Canada – helping to improve business efficiency, shaping policy and legislation, sharing essential information and resources, and providing education and training to help members play an integral role in success and strategic transformation of their organizations. Whether you’re a large corporation or a new entrepreneur, we have a membership to fit your needs and help your payroll and business run smoothly.

How Membership Benefits You

National Payroll Institute members include a wide variety of organizations and payroll professionals. Large and small. Experienced payroll managers and students pursuing their payroll designation. All benefit from our recognized expertise, world class education offerings, tools and resources, leadership and ongoing work with government to reduce red tape. Here are just some of the reasons that more than 40,000 payroll professionals are part of the National Payroll Institute:

Connect with a Growing Professional Community

Together we advance the profession through industry leading events, advocacy initiatives and shared aspirations. Members also have the opportunity to contribute to the Institute as subject matter experts and volunteers, participating on committees, contributing to advocacy initiatives, and joining a Local Branch, Regional Council or the Board of Directors.

Got a tough question? Help is right here.

Members have exclusive access the National Payroll Institute’s payroll InfoLine – a hotline staffed by Canada’s leading experts. If you ever have a payroll compliance related question, phone or email the InfoLine team and you’ll have an answer you can trust. With a National Payroll Institute membership, you won't spend time deciphering through regulations - that's our job!

We ARE the Voice of Payroll

As a payroll professional, you have to navigate over 200 different pieces of legislation. That’s not easy. By working together with members, and sharing your collective voice with policy makers, we make sure that governments across Canada keep payroll impacts, top-of-mind. To learn more about our Advocacy initiatives, read about our current priority issues.

Earn a Payroll Designation – The Gold Standard

It’s true, payroll is a great career that offers exciting opportunities to grow and advance throughout your professional life. The National Payroll Institute provides a wide variety of networking opportunities and is home to JobConnect, the only jobs site dedicated to connecting payroll professionals to exciting new payroll opportunities.

Build a Rewarding and Progressive Career

Payroll is a great career, offering exciting opportunities to grow and advance throughout your professional life. The National Payroll Institute provides a wide variety of networking opportunities and is home to JobConnect, the only jobs site dedicated to connecting payroll professionals to exciting new payroll opportunities.

Stay Connected and Informed

Across the country, the National Payroll Institute hosts events to help you build the knowledge and network you need to be a better payroll professional. Use our professional development recommendation generator to see which seminars match your goals. Visit our events calendar for an overview of upcoming seminars, webinars and so much more.

Stay Current with Payroll Compliance Requirements

Through the Late Breaking Payroll News portal, we share weekly updates on changes to federal and provincial regulations impacting payroll. We are at the table with government, monitor for changes and stay on top of proposed legislation, so that you don’t have to. Members can now sign up for notifications whenever an update is added to this essential resource.

The Right Membership for You and Your Organization

Payroll is the right of every working Canadian, essential to the success of business and our society. No matter the size of your organization – whether you have two employees or more than two thousand – payroll needs to be a priority, and that starts with a National Payroll Institute membership. We provide the knowledge, resources and network of professionals needed to keep payroll AND business running smoothly. The National Payroll Institute offers a variety of membership options to meet the needs of any professional, team or business.

CANDIDATE MEMBERSHIP

Required for individuals working towards a PCP designation.

$99
+Tax
Join Now PDF REGISTRATION
  • Access Payroll resources you need to stay current and compliant
  • Unlimited answers to your payroll compliance questions through Infoline
  • Discounts on professional development seminars and webinars
  • Find payroll opportunities through the JobConnect portal
  • Join the payroll community and build your network through our events
  • Exclusive discounts with MemberPerks
  • Two staff receive full member benefits; select member benefits and discounts enjoyed by all employees
Only for new students or those who began taking courses less than five years ago.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

For individual payroll professionals who are not certified

$249
+Tax
Join Now PDF REGISTRATION
  • Access Payroll resources you need to stay current and compliant
  • Unlimited answers to your payroll compliance questions through Infoline
  • Discounts on professional development seminars and webinars
  • Find payroll opportunities through the JobConnect portal
  • Join the payroll community and build your network through our events
  • Exclusive discounts with MemberPerks
  • Two staff receive full member benefits; select member benefits and discounts enjoyed by all employees

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Required for professionals who have earned and are maintaining either the PCP or CPM designation

$249
+Tax
Coming Soon PDF REGISTRATION
  • Access Payroll resources you need to stay current and compliant
  • Unlimited answers to your payroll compliance questions through Infoline
  • Discounts on professional development seminars and webinars
  • Find payroll opportunities through the JobConnect portal
  • Join the payroll community and build your network through our events
  • Exclusive discounts with MemberPerks
  • Two staff receive full member benefits; select member benefits and discounts enjoyed by all employees

ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP

For organizations with a payroll team

Starting at
$285*
+Tax
Join Now PDF REGISTRATION
  • Access Payroll resources you need to stay current and compliant
  • Unlimited answers to your payroll compliance questions through Infoline
  • Discounts on professional development seminars and webinars
  • Find payroll opportunities through the JobConnect portal
  • Join the payroll community and build your network through our events
  • Exclusive discounts with MemberPerks
  • Two staff receive full member benefits; select member benefits and discounts enjoyed by all employees
*Depending upon the size of your organization:
Number of Employees Annual Membership Fee
Under 200 $285
200 – 599 $460
600 – 999 $680
1000 – 1599 $860
1600 and up $969
Additional Representative $130 per representative

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