Show off your achievements!

IDPro® badges, offered via Credly, are a great way to show the world your skills and demonstrate support for the IAM industry. When you earn CIDPRO® certification, contribute to the Body of Knowledge, or otherwise volunteer your time with one of the active IDPro committees, you can easily and quickly share verified proof anywhere online.

IDPro badges are represented by a digital image that, once clicked on by a colleague, employer, or any other interested party, will display verified information such as issue date and what it took to earn the badge. 

How it works

  1. You will receive an email from credly notifying you to claim your badge at our partner Credly’s website.
  2. Click the link in that email.
  3. Create a Credly account and confirm your email.
  4. Claim your badge.
  5. Start sharing!

FAQ (from Credly)

Q: What is an open badge? A: Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online.

Q: How does my engagement with IDPro get displayed as a badge? A: IDPro has partnered with Credly to provide you a way to show to the world your activities and accomplishments with IDPro and in the field of IAM. 

Q: What are the benefits of a badge? A: Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Credly’s Platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Credly Platform.

Q: Who is Credly? A: Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. Credly works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.

Q: How will I know if I’ve earned a badge? A: You will receive an email notification from the Credly Platform ( with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

Q: What if I don’t want my badge to be public? A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Credly Platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.

Q: Is there a fee to use Credly’s Platform? A: No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.

Q: What’s to keep someone else from copying my badge and using it? A: While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly’s Platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.

Q: Where and how can I share my badge through Credly’s Platform? A: You can share your badge directly from the Credly Platform to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.

Q: What are labor market insights and how can I access them through Credly’s Platform? A: Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Credly Platform. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.

Q: I have a question about the Credly Platform. Where can I find support? A: You can find answers to frequently asked questions here:

Badge Offerings

Each badge requires that the recipient complete specific tasks or achieve certain milestones as listed below. 

Peer reviewed an IDPro Body of Knowledge article

Serves/has served on the IDPro board of directors

Joined and participated on the IDPro BoK Committee

Joined and participated on the IDPro Certification Committee

Joined and participated on the IDPro Editorial Committee

IDPro Founding Member

Joined and participated on the IDPro Marketing Committee

Active IDPro member

Author, co-author, or editor of an IDPro Newsletter article

Author, co-author, or editor of an IDPro Body of Knowledge Article