Annual Dues Maintain your CFA Institute membership

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.

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Membership Dues

Membership Type Annual Dues
Regular/Affiliate US$275
Retired Status (Learn more) US$100
Society Varies. Contact your local CFA Society

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 2015 and 31 March 2016, your annual dues are US$275 and are valid through 30 June 2016. You will be billed again in May 2016 for the following year (2016-2017).
  • If you join between 1 April 2016 and 30 April 2016, you will enjoy a complimentary membership through 30 June 2016. You will be billed in May 2016 for the following membership year (2016-2017).

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), complete and submit the form to us.

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.