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Membership Renewal

Stay current, connected, and effective in your financial profession. Renew your membership each year to take advantage of member benefits, demonstrate your commitment to ethical investment management, and continue to strengthen the industry.

Renew Your Membership

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Reasons to Renew Your Membership

  • open book icon Expand Your Knowledge

    Equip yourself with resources that help you face complex investment challenges and track your progress against your goals with our Professional Learning.

  • Build Relationships Icon Build Your Network

    Access other professionals through conferences, volunteer opportunities, and networking events.

  • certificate icon Maintain Your Designations

    Regular membership is a requirement for using the CFA® and CIPM® designations.

Let's Strengthen Our Markets

Get involved with a member society and connect with other financial professionals who are driving change in their local markets.

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Do You Qualify for Professional Leave?

Changes in your career path or personal circumstances shouldn't prevent you from maintaining your membership. We offer Professional Leave to any member who has been active for at least five years (years do not need to be consecutive) and is not working in a job that qualifies for regular membership.

Professional Leave can be granted for the following reasons:

  • Change of profession
  • Family, health, personal matters
  • Currently unemployed
  • Full-time student
  • Retired

If you meet the requirements for Professional Leave status, you may qualify for the reduced CFA Institute membership fee of USD100 upon request. Society rates vary by society. 

Request Professional Leave

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