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Associate membership

Associateship is the first level of qualification granted by Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) at which individuals have the right to describe themselves as an actuary

Associateship carries the designation of AIA (Associate of the Institute of Actuaries) or AFA (Associate of the Faculty of Actuaries)

As an Associate, you will have qualified at a generalist level and have breadth of expertise that brings wide and varied opportunities.

Associates have the right to vote on matters affecting the future of the profession and the opportunity to be involved in membership forums, events and research.

How do I become an Associate?

To become an Associate you must complete the following:

As an alternative to completing subjects CA2 and CA3, you may undertake a work-based project involving the modelling and communication skills covered in these exams

However, you will still have to complete the CA2 and CA3 exams if you wish to continue to Fellowship or qualify as a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary (CERA).

Once your name has appeared on the appropriate pass lists you will receive instructions on how to register as an Associate.

Contact Details

Education Services Team

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, 1st Floor, Park Central, 40/41 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1JD

+44 01865 268207

We aim to respond to all enquiries within two working days.