Membership offers you opportunities to engage with the issues affecting the profession, connect with local and global colleagues, and access top-tier educational resources and the latest industry insights throughout your career.
Membership also supports critical advocacy and outreach work all around the world that's inspiring greater investor trust, raising professional standards, and shaping a stronger future for the entire global investment industry.
Explore the benefits of CFA Institute membership
The membership period runs from 1 July to 30 June. CFA Institute and Society dues are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Have You Been Approved?
You can join by logging into your CFA Institute account and
Your first dues payment will vary depending on when you first join:
- If you join between 1 May 2014 and 31 March 2015, your annual dues are US$275 and are valid through 30 June 2015. You will be billed again in May 2015 for the following year (2015-2016).
- If you join between 1 April 2015 and 30 April 2015, you will enjoy a complimentary membership through 30 June 2015. You will be billed in May 2015 for the following membership year (2015-2016).
Are You Retired or Temporarily Unemployed?
Retired membership includes access to all member benefits at a reduced dues rate of US$100. If you meet the requirements for retired status as outlined on the retirement form (PDF), log into your account and submit this form to us. In response to market conditions, we have relaxed the requirements for retired status. Members who want to maintain membership but are not currently employed may also apply for retired status.
If your situation has changed or you no longer qualify for retired status, simply log into your account to unretire your membership.
Has Your Membership Expired?
You can reactivate it by logging into your CFA Institute account and
Please note that reactivating members pay the full amount (prorates do not apply) and payment is applied to the current member year.