Who can become a Member of the QP Association?
Membership in the QP Association is free of charge. There are four types of memberships:
To read more about the detailed requirements for these membership types and to apply please use the
- The regular membership is basically only open to registered Qualified Persons in Europe – with a few exceptions.
- Professionals who want to become a Qualified Person can apply for an associate membership.
- If you are representing an authority, an inspectorate or an industry association you can apply for the liaison membership.
- Any additional staff members from these organisations are eligible for the guest/observer status.
Benefits of the membership
As member of the Qualified Person Association you
will receive a discount for any conference or course sponsored by the European QP Association. Please see the Current Events for the courses and conferences a rebate applies to.
can use the online discussion forum to exchange your experience with other colleagues across Europe and beyond
can take advantage of QPSHARE, the shared audits database. Please see the detailed information on the database.
can document and track your personal development - with the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Documentation Template
can download exclusive information for QPs, e.g. Good Practice Guide, Member Surveys, reports from meetings with regulators etc.
the Association will represent your interests as an individual QP and is fully independent from commercial interests
you can be actively involved in QP related developments e.g. as a member of a subgroup such as the IMP Working Group or provide feedback to QP related regulatory draft guidelines
Members of the Qualified Person Association who attend the annual
QP Forum receive the exclusive QP Association Card.
Further benefits will be offered to the members in the future.