The GNDI Global Passport is a new program that unlocks access to benefits and governance resources for directors from around the world. It allows directors who are members of their GNDI home country member organization to access benefits from affiliated director institutes at discounted rates. Benefits include subscriptions to member-only publications, online governance resources, special pricing for events and director registry services, etc.

For ICD Members:

As an ICD member, you can sign up to access resources and learning from Australia, Brazil, ecoDa, Germany, the Gulf States, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, the U.S., and the U.K. Please note that you must be a paid ICD member in good standing to sign-up for the Global Passport. Visit to learn more about how you can access the GNDI Global Passport benefits by country.

For GNDI Members:

Any individual who does not reside in Canada and belongs to their GNDI home country member organization will be able to become a GNDI Associate of the ICD for a 20% discount from our regular member fee of CDN $395 (for an Individual Membership). As a GNDI Associate you will generally receive the full range of benefits of the ICD and access to Canada’s pre-eminent director community.

This includes ability to access candidates through the ICD Directors Register service using pre-determined criteria; a confidential and complimentary national board matching and referral service that helps organizations who are seeking board directors to discover the right ‘fit’.