IMC Members


Member benefits

IMC membership equips you with practical benefits to help you grow your career, achieve your professional goals, and get and stay ahead in the investment profession.


Gain professional recognition

CFA UK membership demonstrates your commitment to professional excellence, giving you recognition as an authoritative and actively engaged investment professional.


Progress your career

Take advantage of our career support services including 20 free career-related events per year and access to our Careers Centre where investment firms actively target CFA UK members. You can also use the IMC designation after your name to showcase your qualification.


Connect with like-minded peers

Grow your professional network by connecting with over 11,600 of the most qualified investment practitioners in the UK:


Expand your knowledge

Stay ahead by developing your knowledge and keeping up-to-date with the latest industry insights:

  • attend educational events and conferences, with over 50 events per year free to members
  • get unlimited access to our online Knowledge Centre where you will find filmed events, webcasts, podcasts, articles and presentations
  • take advantage of free CPD certificate programmes
  • enjoy a complimentary subscription to Professional Investor – our quarterly publication with thought provoking articles and interviews from leading investment experts.



IMC membership is available to individuals who have passed the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). To be eligible, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Have passed both units of the IMC examination, or
  • Have passed one of the two units that make up the IMC examination and been awarded formal exemption against the other unit.

You will need your IMC candidate number (e.g. SIP11110000) and a method of payment handy when you apply.


Membership fees

Our membership year is 01 July to 30 June. For new members, our membership fees are prorated depending on when you apply. The current price for new members until 30 June 2017 is £57.50*

*All members who are renewing will be required to pay the full membership fee £115.00


Public Concern at Work helpline

CFA UK is a sponsor of the whistleblowing charity Public Concern at Work and provides a dedicated telephone number to our members.

Call 0800 112 4984 to report any concerns or if you need personal support.

For more information see our whistleblowing resources.


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"Ever since joining CFA UK over four years ago I have found the membership immensely rewarding. To me, being a member has meant being a part of something bigger: an active community of professionals who are willing to exchange ideas and share experiences."

Veenit Surana