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 are available on MyCIPFA from November. Log onto MyCIPFA.

Standard membership rates for 2019

Membership category

2019 rates

entrance fee







Full membership (CPFA)


£162 - £325

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. 

View the Direct Debit schedule

To arrange payment by Direct Debit mandate

Payment can also be made by credit/debit card and online banking. Find out more on the how to pay page.

Reduced rates

Reduced membership fees are available for members in particular circumstances, such as maternity leave, long term illness and taking a career break. To find out more visit the reduced subscriptions page.

Retired members

Members who have retired from employment and are at least 55 years old can apply for retired membership or life membership.  To find out more visit the retired membership page.


To enquire about membership and fees, please call +44 (0)20 7543 5600 (lines are open 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday) or email