Changes in circumstances: membership options

Retired

To qualify for retired status you must be fully retired from all remunerated activity.

As a fully retired member you will not be eligible to hold a practising certificate.

IFA retired criteria 

Lifetime membership

The IFA is able to reward its long-standing members with lifetime membership at their current grade.

To qualify for lifetime status you must be fully retired from all remunerated activity.

As a lifetime member you will not be eligible to hold a practising certificate.

IFA lifetime criteria

Reduced rates

We always try to implement an open, honest and transparent way of assisting those members who may need help with their membership fees.

If you are currently experiencing financial difficulty, you can apply for a reduction in your annual membership fee by contacting the membership department at membership@ifa.org.uk or +44 (0)20 3567 5999.

As part of the application process, you will be asked to provide supporting evidence to enable us to assess your eligibility to apply for a reduced membership fee.

IFA reduced fee criteria