Create an Account

Create an account to register for CFA Institute programs and events, sign up for newsletters and alerts, or take advantage of additional CFA Institute offerings. Once your account is created you can manage your email communication preferences.

All fields are required.

Step 1: Enter your basic information

  • First Name
  • Last Name

Step 2: Enter your email address

Your email address is your CFA Institute username

Step 3: Choose a password

  • Passwords must be 8-30 characters in length
  • Passwords may consist of any combination of uppercase and lowercase letters (A–Z) and numbers; passwords can also contain ! # $ %
  • Passwords must contain one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, and one number
  • Passwords are case sensitive
  • Passwords may not contain the following phrases: password, 123456, pass1234, 1234pass, or qwerty
  • Passwords may not contain your family or given name
  • No 8–30 allowable characters
  • No 1 uppercase letter
  • No 1 lowercase letter
  • No 1 number

Step 4: Select and answer a challenge question

You will be prompted with this question in case you forget your password. Your answer may consist of any combination of lowercase and uppercase letters (A–Z) and numbers. Your answer cannot contain punctuation.

By creating an account with CFA Institute you agree to abide by the CFA Institute Privacy Policy and website Terms and Conditions.