You must work within the Code of Ethics and Practice or Ethical Framework that applies in the country in which you work. You will also be subject to the appropriate Professional Conduct Procedures.

Apply for recognition of IACP accreditation by BACP


You must:

  • be a member of BACP
  • not have made an unsuccessful application for BACP accreditation in the last 12 months

How to apply

Please download and complete the application form below. Send it by post to Accreditation, BACP, BACP House, 15 St John's Business Park, Lutterworth LE17 4HB with copies of your IACP accreditation certificate and authentication letter.

IACP recognition of accreditation scheme (docx 106KB) 

When we receive your form, we will contact IACP to confirm your IACP:

  • membership good standing
  • accreditation status
  • accreditation renewal date

If your application is successful, we’ll send you an open ended Certificate of Accreditation and an authentication letter valid until your BACP membership renewal date.


Applying for recognition of your IACP accreditation is free. However, if your BACP membership lapses, you may have to pay fees to reinstate your membership and accreditation.


Apply for recognition of BACP accreditation by IACP

Please see the IACP website.