Post-nominals are letters placed after a person’s name to indicate that an individual holds a position or qualification.

Certain API memberships permit the member to use post-nominals to indicate the level of professional expertise they have achieved.   

These are an important part of demonstrating your professionalism, knowledge and commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Post-nominals available through API membership are listed below:


Membership LevelPost-Nominal
Provisional MemberPMAPI
Associate MemberAAPI
Life FellowLFAPI
Professional MemberMAPI