An IFBB amateur athlete may be eligible for consideration to obtain a Pro Card, if he or she has placed:
- Top 3 at the Overall in an IFBB World Championship
- Overall winner in an IFBB Continental Championships
- Overall winner at the Arnold Classic, Olympia Amateur, Ben Weider Diamond Cup.
To qualify as a pro the class has to be comprised by at least 15 athletes.
Overall champions at these IFBB approved and sanctioned international events could be granted Pro Status but will have to submit their application through their Vice President of their region, who will then submit the application to the IFBB Head Office in Madrid. All enquries to be directed to, IFBB Vice President Paul Graham.