• Lagos Head Office: +234802 548 6416 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Abuja/ FCT Centre: Tel: +234 703 215 0324, +234 092903442
  • Osun State College of Education, Tel: +234 806 6189 498
  • Port Harcourt Tel:+234 (0) 803 853 3630, +234 (0) 809 781 5083
  • Warri/Delta State, Tel: +2347036846518, 08026642673,

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The CIWM admin. office opens the website every morning to check for new registrations. Next, bank statements are checked for payments. If the payment can be reconciled with the registration, then registration is immediately processed. A receipt is issued and captured against an invoice (the web invoice would have been a pro forma one). The invoice is stamped with a paid stamp. A standard letter is prepared and a login name and password given in the letter.

Next, a membership card is prepared. The membership card may take a few days as it is done in batches for cost effectiveness.

Entry Requirement for Certified Diploma Scheme:


  • The minimum qualifications for the scheme is WAEC


No. of Subjects Exam Entry Form
Fee Per
Total Amount
Foundation & Intermediate 6 Papers N4,500 N12,000 N200 N16,700
5 Papers N4,500 N10,000 N200 N14,700
4 Papers N4,500 N8,000 N200 N12,700
3 Papers N4,500 N5,000 N200 N8,700
2 Papers N4,500 N4,000 N200 N8,700
1 Paper N4,500 N2,000 N200 N6,700
Post Graduate-ship Stage I & II 6 Papers N4,500 N15,252 N200 N19,700
5 Papers N4,500 N12,500 N200 N17,200
4 Papers N4,500 N10,000 N200 N14,700
3 Papers N4,500 N7,500 N200 N12,200
2 Papers N4,500 N5,000 N200 N9,700
1 Paper N4,000 N2,500 N200 N7,200


A person is entitled to register as a student, if he satisfies the Council of the Institute that he has attained the age of Eighteen years of age and has five (5) credits in GCE or WASC or NECO, at not more than two sittings or any other qualification acceptable by the council from time to time.


Every qualified member of the Institute is entitled to use the following designatory letters after his or her name. Grad-CIWM: In the case of newly qualified finalist of the Institute. In the case of an Associate ‘ACIWM” (representing the words “Associate of the Chartered Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management) In the case of an Full Member ‘MCIWM” (representing the words Full Member “ of the Chartered Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management) In the case of fellow, the letter ‘FCIWM’ (representing the word “Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management)


Only members of the institute are entitled to practice as Certified Stores & Materials Managers in Nigeria.


No member of the Institute shall be allowed to use the name of the Institute to advertise or circularize for business without the approval of the Governing Council. The Institute shall enforce the generally accepted rules of professional conduct. Every member and of the Institute is required to conform to those Rules and Regulations of the Institute in force at any particular time DISTRICT SOCIETIES There are DISTRICT SOCIETIES for members of the Institute with Head quarter in some principal cities throughout the country and beyond. The principal objective of the district societies is to give members the opportunity of regional professional and social activities and assist potential Certified Stores/Materials Managers in their contribution towards the growth of the noble Institute.


The Institute has an official training college known as the College of Supply Chain Management. With accredited training Center at Osun State, Abuja, Lagos State, Rivers State, Delta State, Port Harcourt, etc. Its programme is also run at some of the approved Polytechnics and universities in Nigeria.


The Institute examinations are normally held twice each year i.e. April and October at present at the approved centers.


The closing date of the examination is at the end of February for April examination and August for October examination. EXAMINATION ENTRY No Person will enter for any of the Institute’s examination unless he has been registered as a student of the Institute and paid the required annual subscription and examination entry fees in force at the date of entry.


The result of the examination will be sent by post to each student that sat for the examination and will be pasted at the secretariat of the Institute, but no further correspondence relating to individual scores will be entertained and no information as to individual marks can be given to third parties.


With this system in place student will be credited with the subject they pass, provided at least two papers have been passed at any one sitting.


Any candidate who fails more than four courses in an examination shall repeat that examination. However students who fail four courses shall have opportunity of re-sitting the four courses at the next date of the examinations subject to registration. However a student must complete each stages of the professional examination before attempting the others.


Registered students whose qualifications merit exemptions will be encouraged to apply for these exemptions on a separate and prescribed form and will be required to pay a prescribed fee as may be determined from time to time by the Governing Council.

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The Chartered Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management (CIWMM) was established by the Federal Government Decree No 1 of 1990 and also approved by Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria, as a professional and examining body to regulate the training and dedicated to the practicing of warehousing, stores, and materials management as an aspect of supply chain management within the membership framework throughout Nigeria.

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