Membership categories

By joining the FPA, you become part of Australia's leading professional financial planning community. We represent over 13,000 members, committed to standing with Australians for a better financial future.

Our community is open to practicing financial planners, those affiliated with the profession and also university students who represent the future of financial planning. In addition to this, we offer two advice partnership programs for financial planning businesses and licensees.

Individual membership

We offer individual membership of five different levels to suit you at every stage of your career and development – whether you are just starting out, or working towards CFP® certification, the highest financial planning qualification worldwide.

The six individual membership categories are:

Advice partnerships

To recognise the pivotal role played by quality advice businesses, we created two important partnership programs:

FPA Professional Practice program

FPA Professional Practices are local financial planning businesses that commit to high professional standards, at a business level. Practices in the program enjoy a wide range of benefits, including the ability to use the FPA Professional Practice branding.

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FPA Professional Partner program

FPA Professional Partners are Australian Financial Services licensees, recognised as promoters of professionalism and leaders in the financial planning community. Professional Partners are committed to furthering the interests of the profession and consumers, and helping the FPA to shape the future of financial planning.

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