Thank you for your interest in the San Diego Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI). Below you are the quick steps to join or renew with our organization. If you have any questions or comments beyond what this page offers, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you at our events and helping you maximize your Project Management opportunities.

How to Join


Step 1. Become a PMI Member

  • The PMI offers 3 types of membership options – Individual Member, Student Member, and Retiree Member. Click here to learn more about each type of PMI membership. Identify the type of membership you are seeking and follow the online process as instructed. When you apply for membership with PMI, you can join PMI-SD at the same time or as a separate transaction.

  • After you have created your account, make sure to check back frequently and utilize the full benefits of what PMI has to offer. You can also keep your profile up to date at the following web address

Step 2. Become a San Diego Chapter Member

  • If you have not established an account on the PMI website please revisit Step 1.

  • To join the PMI San Diego Chapter, you must register and pay your fees through directly. Your Membership records will be updated and the San Diego Chapter will be notified of your membership. To pay your fees visit the following link (below) and follow the PMI Marketplace instructions.(Note: The annual Chapter membership fee for each type of membership varies. Student membership is open to any student enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited or global equivalent, college or university)

  • Membership with the PMI-San Diego Chapter offers:

    • Access to National and Local Job Listings

    • Numerous Networking Opportunities

    • Access to New Skill Training and Courses

    • Access to Scholarship Information

    • Invitations to Monthly Chapter Dinner, Lunch,  and Breakfast Meeting

    • Ongoing Membership Support to Help You Achieve Your Membership Goals

    • Professional Certification Support

    • Professional Development Courses and Units

    • New Friends and Colleagues

Step 3. What you can expect after registering

  • After you join PMI you can begin utilizing online resources, customer support, or subscribing to a rich genre of information. To get an idea of those benefits, please visit:

  • After you join the PMI-SD Chapter, you will automatically be added to the San Diego Chapter roster. You may begin using your benefits and your PMI Member # almost immediately to save money when registering for events, becoming a part of the local PM Community, or networking with other local area members.

    f you have any questions about membership validation, or about PMI-SD in general, please contact us at [email protected]

How to Renew

Renewel is just as easy

To be proactive, PMI San Diego recommends renewing 30-60 days before your membership expiration. All you need to do is


  • Follow the Step 2 above and add it to your shopping cart while in the PMI Market place.


Note:PMI has incorporated a shopping cart format, and will show your PMI Membership renewal, as well as the renewal for any component groups or SIGs in which you are involved. When you are all done your receipt will show in your “My Orders” section on

It is that easy… and you retain all the benefits of your PMI-SD Membership such as: Dinner meeting discounts, guest speakers, special events, PMI-SD news, volunteer opportunities, PDU discounts, professional development training opportunities, and much more! Don’t miss out! Keep your edge!

Don't Miss out! Renew your PMI-SD membership before it expires!