Recognizing Our Members’ Continuing Professional Development

Congratulations to Our Members

We applaud the hard work of our members who attest to participating in our Continuing Education (CE) Program. Their dedication demonstrates their commitment to the highest standards of competency and ethics and sets them apart from others in the investment profession.

How We Recognize Continuing Professional Development

When you renew your CFA Institute membership each year, you have the ability to attest to participating in the voluntary CE Program, earning 20 CE credits, including 2 credits in Standards, Ethics, and Regulations (SER), for the previous calendar year.

In recognition of your commitment to continuing professional development, we provide several items, including a digital badge for milestone members, that you can use to share your achievement.

Learn more about digital badges

Milestone Recognition

Benefit Details

Digital Badge


Members who have attested to 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 consecutive years of CE will receive a digital badge from Basno, our digital badge provider, that is suitable for sharing on a website or social media account.

Milestone Certificate

After claiming their digital badges, members who have attested to 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 consecutive years of continuing professional development can claim a digital certificate through Basno.

Members who have reached 15, 20, 25, or 30 consecutive years can request a printed certificate.

Participation Certificate All members who participate in continuing professional development can download and print a certificate of achievement for past years.
Achievement Notification You can request a letter that you can use to notify your employer, friends, and family of your continuing professional development achievement.

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