The key requirements to become an RCG member are:
The applicant for RCG membership must hold the most senior operating position in the company and must be a PRIA member or Fellow
The applicant should have been the principal or senior executive with management responsibility within the consultancy for a period of at least 12 months
The applying consultancy should derive a minimum of 60% of its annual revenue from public relations work
The applicant must be able to satisfy the Registered Consultancies Group Admissions Committee that he/she has a strong commitment to ethics of business and business relationships
Potential applicants should also read the code of practice governing RCG member's activity.