Regular membership

Become part of the global organization for professional investors

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.

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.

Members 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
  • A passing score for the CFA® Level I Exam, CIPM Program Level II Exam or the self-administered Standards of Practice Examination
  • At least 4,000 hours of relevant experience, completed in a minimum of 36 months
  • 2 or 3 professional references
  • Regular Members are members both of CFA Institute and of CFA Society Italy.
  • Annual dues $ 375 - FY (1 July - 30 June)

Apply for regular membership