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Renew Your Membership

Stay current, connected, and effective in the profession

CFA Institute is currently home to more than 150,000 CFA charterholders worldwide in 165+ countries and regions.

As a member of CFA Institute, you embody the highest standards of practice and competence, advance the profile of your firm and professional networks, and demonstrate your commitment to champion professionalism on behalf of investors globally.

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Not Currently Employed in the Financial Profession?

Professional Leave is available to any member not working in a job qualifying for regular membership who has been an active member for at least 5 years (years do not need to be consecutive).

Professional Leave can be granted for the following reasons:

  • Change of Profession
  • Family, Health, Personal
  • Currently Unemployed
  • Full-Time Student
  • Retired

Those who meet the requirements for Professional Leave status may qualify for the reduced CFA Institute membership rate of USD $100 upon request. Society rates will vary by society. 

Request Professional Leave

Not a Member of a CFA Society?

Consider joining your CFA Societythe organization that works to represent you while also providing excellent networking and professional development opportunities.

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