Membership fees

CIPFA annual membership fees are due on 1 January each year. Notices are sent to members in November to advise them to renew for the year ahead. Renewal invoices from November are available on MyCIPFA.

Standard membership rates for 2024

Membership category

Standard membership rates for 2024

Application/entrance fee




Graduate, less than one year



Graduate, more than one year






Full membership (CPFA)



Fellowship (FCPFA) 






How to pay

Members with a UK bank account are advised to pay by direct debit, to ensure continuation of membership and payment is received on time. Payments can also be spread over several months.

Payment can also be made by credit/debit card and online banking.

Reduced rates

Reduced membership fees are available for members in particular circumstances, such as maternity leave, long term illness, or taking a career break.

Find out more and download an application form

Retired members

Members who have retired from employment and are at least 55 years old can apply for retired or life membership.

Contact us

To enquire about membership and fees, please call +44 (0)20 7543 5600 (lines are open 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday) or email