Brown Belt Recruiter


The application process is made up of three separate steps. Each step must be completed in order to process your application.

  1. Complete and submit the application on this page;
  2. Remit payment in the amount of $1497 (US) for your iPASS membership (you will be taken to a payment link upon submitting your application below); and
  3. Send a copy of your current resume (or curriculum vitae) for review. Once your application has been submitted, you will receive an email confirmation that contains the email address that you will need to send your resume/cv to.

You should receive notification of your membership status within 3-5 business days once all three steps have been completed.


The Brown Belt Recruiter certification fee is $1497 (US). This is for LIFETIME certification. You can always upgrade to a higher level certification for only $350 once you qualify (upgrade price subject to change in the future).

Step 1 - The Application
Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.
First Name*
Last Name*
E-mail Address*
Street Address1*
Street Address2
Zip/Postal Code*
Contact Phone*
Job Title*
Company/Employer Name*
Employer Address1*
Employer Address2
Employer City*
Employer State/Prov*
Employer Zip/Postal Code*
Name of 1st Reference*
1st Ref E-mail Address*
Name of 2nd Reference*
2nd Ref E-mail Address*
Name of 3rd Reference*
3rd Ref E-mail Address*

Representation and Agreement
Applicant represents that by clicking on the "Submit Application" button below in conjunction with remittance of the appropriate membership fee and submission of additional required documentation, that applicant is applying for membership in the International Professional Alliance of Staffing Specialists (iPASS) and consents that the performance of the above described actions constitute applicant's voluntary creation of an electronic signature that shall be as valid as an original "wet" signature.

Applicant desires that membership into iPASS be approved and that iPASS credential applicant's professional experience at the level that applicant hereby represents having attained. Applicant further represents that the information provided in this application is true, accurate, and complete as of the date being provided. Applicant agrees that any omission (including any misstatement) of material fact on this application or on any document used to secure membership and/or credentials can be grounds for rejection of application or, if membership/certification is approved by iPASS, grounds for termination of membership and revocation of any and all right to use iPASS credentials.

Applicant agrees to abide by the Black Belt Recruiter Code of Ethics, and any updates thereto, at all times and consents that failure to do so may result in disciplinary action, including possible suspension or termination of membership and revocation of any and all right to use iPASS credentials. Applicant agrees to only use iPASS professional designations in the form and manner prescribed or approved by iPASS.

Applicant hereby consents to allow iPASS to publish information regarding applicant's membership standing and/or certification in any forum deemed appropriate by iPASS.
Applicant hereby authorizes any investigator or duly appointed representative of iPASS bearing this release to obtain any information from my current and previous employers, clients, schools, trainers/training programs, and/or references as it relates to my professional recruiting development, experience, and the performance thereof. This information may include, but is not limited to, academic, achievement, performance, attendance, personal history, disciplinary, and employment records. I hereby direct you to release such information upon request of the bearer. I understand that the information released is for official use by iPASS in determining whether or not to approve my request for recruiter certification and may be disclosed to such third parties as necessary in the credentialing process. I hereby release any individual, including record custodians, from any and all liability for damages of whatever kind or nature which may at any time result to me on account of compliance, or any attempts to comply, with this authorization. This authorization for investigation shall expire 90 days from the date provided. This authorization and consent shall be valid in original, fax, electronic, or copy form.

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Applications begin processing once all required documents have been received and funds have cleared...current projections indicate that certification will issue within 3-5 business days of receipt of full application package.quoted text