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If you are interested in becoming an Authorized iBusiness Partner, please click on the tabs for more details. The Secure AIP area consists of marketing materials, posters, templates, training resources, brochures, e-books, sales techniques etc.


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Become an Authorized iBusiness Partner (AIP)

EC-Council takes partnering seriously. We expect mutual investment for each other’s success. Please take a few moments to read through the benefits and requirements of the programs that interest you. The AIP’s are expected to meet and maintain specific requirements for their partnering category and level of participation.

The courses, marketing, enablement and relationship benefits vary by level of partnership. Additionally, Partners are expected to demonstrate expertise in one or more e-Business technologies.

Once you have decided to apply to become an AIP, please take the time to completely fill out the AIP application Form.The Partner Programs team will then review the application and follow up with you if more detail is needed. We will notify you of the status of your application within 21 business days.

Mail the AIP Application form to

If you choose to join the EC-Council AIP program, there are a few simple steps to jump through:

  • Download the AIP Application Form and mail to
  • Also send the entire original document together with payment to EC-Council’s HQ or EC-Council’s EMEA office.
  • Alternatively, you can pay by credit card here.
  • Membership costs USD500.00 for the first location and USD400.00 for each additional location under the same ownership. Renewals cost USD250.00 per annum.
  • Regardless of payment method, the original agreement needs to be mailed to EC-Council’s HQ or EC-Council’s EMEA office.
  • Upon receipt and approval, you will receive a welcome kit with a wall plaque and other collateral.
  • The agreement expires after a term of one year and is subject to renewal upon prompt payment of the renewal fee
  • As EC-Council has implemented a calendar system for renewals, all new applications which do not fall in January or July will need to include the transitory renewal payment of USD20.00 per month to bring the renewal period to January or July (whichever comes sooner).

Example 1

Assuming today is 15th August 2009 and the new application is approved on 1st September 2009, the new ATC will pay USD500.00 plus USD20.00 per month for the months September 2009 till December 2009.


= USD500.00 + (USD20.00 x 4 months)


= USD500.00 + USD80.00


= USD580.00


Subsequently, on 1st January of each calendar year, ATC will pay the full renewal fee of USD250.00


Example 2


Assuming today is 15th April 2009 and the new application is approved on 1st May 2009, the new ATC will pay USD500.00 plus USD20.00 per month for the months May 2009 till June 2009.


= USD500.00 + (USD20.00 x 2 months)


= USD500.00 + USD40.00


= USD540.00


Subsequently, on 1st July of each calendar year, ATC will pay the full renewal fee of USD250.00

1.What is an Authorized iBusiness Partner (AIP)?

Authorized iBusiness Partners are professional instructors, training organizations, or businesses. They deliver top-notch professional training on e-Business subjects.

2.How do I become an Authorized iBusiness Partner (AIP)?

Review the information on the Requirements page and Become an ATC page to determine if you qualify to participate in the program. Then, follow the step-by-step instructions.

3.How long will it take for my AIP application to be processed?

Approximately 3-4weeks.

4.I run a training organization, and want my organization to be an AIP. Do all of my instructors need to be certified?

No. Only the instructors who are involved in delivering the EC-Council curriculum needs to be certified.

Annual Contract Yes
Fee – Initial US $500
Annual Renewal Fee US $250
Multiple Location Requirements US $400 required for each additional branch
Certification or Focus / Expertise in Internet Marketing Domain Yes
An AIP need to place an upfront order of $5000.00 Yes
Required for delivering Digital Marketing Certification programs
Minimum 1 Certified EC-Council Instructor
Employed Sales/Marketing /Business Development Infrastructure Preferred
Support Help Desk Personnel No
Success Stories, Newsletter Articles other activities Recommended
References of customers with whom you have worked 1 reference
Named Primary Relationship Contact Yes

When you become an AIP, you enjoy these special benefits:

  • Access to AIP extranet Web site
  • Use of the EC-Council AIP logo
  • Authorized to conduct EC-Council official curriculum courses
  • AIP certificate and plaque
  • Discounted Exam vouchers
  • Promotional and marketing materials
  • CBTs, Videos and presentation materials
  • Run EC-Council University programs