PPI Accreditation Submissions
& Requirements

Mandatory Requirements of Your Application

  • Select your perferred category, listed here
  • 10 JPEG images in SAME category in RGB color, not CMYK
  • Only digital images are allowed, NOT prints
  • Images should be either in colour or monochrome
  • Image size not less than 3500 pixels (wide) x 2330 pixels (high) in 300 dpi
  • Images should not be framed
  • Images must be named with two digits only: 01.jpg, 02.jpg, 03.jpg to 10.jpg
  • Your name or any marks must not be visible in any digital image and must not be included in the file name
  • Statement of Intent (in .pdf or .jpg format) in 50-200 words
  • Word count (must be within 200 words) must be included below the Statement of Intent
  • Your name and other markings must be excluded in the Statement of Intent
  • Your sequence plan should have a number of order under each photo, namely 01, 02, 03
  • Fill in the application form
  • Images will not to be returned
  • Once your portfolio is submitted, you are not allowed to make any changes of your portfolio
  • Please send all you images to our email address: profphotoinfo@gmail.com

PPI Accreditation Submission Dates

Accreditation submissions are assessed four times each year, in March, June, September and December.
Deadlines of Submissions Assessment Dates
Year 2020
18th September, 2020 28-30th September, 2020
18th December, 2020 28-30th December, 2020
Year 2021
19th March, 2021 28-30th March, 2020
18th June, 2021 28-30th June, 2020
17th September, 2021 28-30th September, 2020
17th December, 2021 28-30th December, 2020
Your digital files must arrive 14 days prior to the assessment. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that they arrive on time.

Application Fees

Certified Professional Photographer

USD120 per category

Certified Excellent Photographer

USD160 per category

Certified Master Photographer

USD220 per category

The application fee can be settled by Paypal for all applicants. All fees are non-refundable.
You must ensure you pay us in USD, we don't accept other currencies. Your application will not be processed until you pay for an exact amount in USD.
Please pay at paypal.me/ppiorg or info@ppintl.org

If you would like to apply for a higher level of accreditation (CEP.PPI and CMP.PPI), please feel free to contact us and send us your portfolio, you will need to be approved by our International Accreditation Review Board (IARB) first and please DO NOT settle any payment before confirmation. Please also refer to our FAQ section Question No. 19 for your reference.

Get Started on Your Accreditation Today !

To find out more information about the requirements, please download PPI Guidelines

If you are ready to apply the PPI Accreditations, please download Application Form (in PDF) or Application Form (in JPG)

* To become an Accredited Professional Photographer you have to meet the standards we set.
You must also agree to comply with the PPI Code of Professional Practice.