Membership Dues

Membership Type Dues
Candidate $175
Regular or Affiliate $175

Note: Dues are collected on an annual basis from July 1 - June 30. Dues are not pro-rated.

Candidate Members: Candidate Member dues are billed and collected by CFA Chicago. You do not need to join CFA Institute to be a Candidate member of CFA Chicago.

Regular and Affiliate Members: Regular and Affiliate Member dues are billed and collected by CFA Institute. CFA Institute dues for both Regular and Affiliate Members are $275 (which is in addition to the $175 dues to CFA Chicago.)

CFA Society Chicago membership dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Consult a tax professional to determine the appropriate tax treatment of your dues.