Affiliate membership

Become part of the global organization for professional investors

If you do not intend to participate in the CFA Program nor in the CIPM Program or if you have not yet met the requirements for regular membership, you may become an affiliate member, in order to connect with local and global colleagues, access top-tier educational resources and the latest industry insights throughout your career.

Membership also supports critical advocacy and outreach work worldwide, raising professional standards, and shaping a stronger future for the entire global investment industry.

Manage your career

Take your career to the next level with exclusive career services and content for members.

PLP - Professional Learning Program

Learn how to manage your PL credits using the online tracking tool.

Member-exclusive App

Read the latest news and research, watch practitioner-relevant videos, and record your PL credits in the CFA member-exclusive app. Search for “CFA Members” in the Apple and Android store to download.

Members-only content

Receive exclusive access to resources like Refresher Readings, getAbstract (login required), and Selections Monthly newsletter.

Discounts for members

Enjoy discounts at CFA Institute conferences and preferred member pricing for select publications and online courses.


  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent education/work experience
  • 2 or 3 professional references
  • Affiliate members are members of both CFA Institute and CFA Society Italy
  • Annual dues $ 375 - FY (1 July - 30 June)

Apply for affiliate membership