ICIFA

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Becoming a Member

  1. A person wishing to be registered as a Certified Investment and Financial Analyst shall apply to the Registration Committee as prescribed in Sec 14 of the Investment and Financial Analysts Act (No.13 of 2015).
  2. A person is qualified to be registered on meeting the requirements of Section 16 of the Investment and Financial Analysts Act as listed hereunder:
    1. has been awarded by the Examinations Board (kasneb), a certificate or other documentary evidence confirming that he has passed the final Certified Investment and Financial Analysts examination or
    2. holds a qualification approved before the Commencement of this Act and was registered at the time of commencement of the Act under Subsection (2);
    3. has satisfied the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

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Membership Categories

Associate Membership

Persons who have passed their Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) professional qualification and have complied with section 16 (3) of the Act but have less than three years of relevant work experience shall beeligible for registration as Associate Members of ICIFA.

How to Register as an Associate Member

  1. Create a user account at  ICIFA Membership application form and fill in the application form
  2. Fill the  ICIFA Fit and Proper form

and attach certified copies of:

  1. Up to date CV;
  2. National ID or Passport;
  3. Two colored passport photos;
  4. Recommendation letters from previous and current employers
  5. A copy of your academic and professional certificates;
  6. Any other important document.

For deatailed information, please read the  ICIFA Registration guidelines

Full Membership

Persons who hold the Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) professional qualification and have complied with section 16 (3) of the Act and have at least three years of relevant work experience shall be eligible for registration as Full Members.

How to Register as a Full Member

Kindly fill the following forms:

  1. ICIFA Registration guidelines
  2. ICIFA Membership application form
  3. ICIFA grant of Practicing Certificate form (If applying for practising certificate)
  4. ICIFA Fit and Proper form (to be signed by a commissioner of oaths)

and attach certified copies of:

  1. Up to date CV;
  2. National ID/ Passport;
  3. Two colored passport photos;
  4. Recommendation letters from previous and current employers;
  5. A copy of your academic and professional certificates (CIFA, CFA or CIIA final examinations);
  6. Any other important document.

Requirements for Registration of Firms

Pursuant to section 18(1) and 21(1) of the Investment and Financial Analysts Act (No. 13 of 2015), the following are the requirements for firms to be registered with ICIFA:

  1. The Firms should give details of its engagement in the public practice of financial and investment analysis, including its proprietors.
  2. The Firms should have a person or persons who are members of ICIFA in good standing and hold Practising Certificates and valid Annual Licences issued by ICIFA

To register a firm, download and fill in the    application form to register a firm .