- Terrestrial Polar Guide
Terrestrial Polar Guides are approved by IPGA to guide professionally on polar land-ice, are highly skilled, and able to manage and lead all aspects of a polar land-ice expedition and able to manage, lead and consult on all aspects of an extended expedition on polar land-ice including to the South Pole.
- Master Polar Guide
Master Polar Guides are approved by IPGA to guide professionally in the polar regions on land-ice and sea-ice, are highly skilled, and able to manage, lead and consult on all aspects of an extended expedition on land-ice and sea-ice including to the North and South Poles.
- Honorary Polar Guide
Honorary Members have retired from active recurrent guiding. They have shown commitment and professionalism during a lasting career in polar guiding and/or exploratory endeavours. Honorarians are widely recognised as having contributed meaningful, inspiring and broadly-respected service to the fields of polar guiding and/or polar adventure.
Has guided within the last five years
Has not guided for more than five years
Membership is up to date
Membership has expired
An Honorary member with lifetime membership