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Subscription information

If you do not pay your IFoA membership subscription by 31 December, your membership will default and you will no longer be a member of the IFoA.

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Subscription rates from 1 October 2018:

Membership Category Subscription 2018/2019
Fellow (Full Regulation) £730.00
Fellow (Partial Regulation) £365.00
Associate (Full Regulation) £485.00
Associate (Partial Regulation) £241.00
Certified Actuarial Analyst £250.00
Student Actuarial Analyst £170.00
Student (UK/EU/Overseas) £241.00
Affiliate £73.00
Reduced subscription £73.00

The subscription year runs from 1 October to 30 September each year regardless of the date you joined the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).

For full details, please refer to the Subscription Policy.

The Subscription Policy also contains details about:

  • criteria for reduced rate subscriptions
  • Partial Regulation
  • payments by annual direct debit
  • defaulting
  • reinstatement
  • resignation
  • payments for transfer to Fellow/Associate.

If you need to make any changes to your subscription rate, such as applying for Partial Regulation or a reduced rate, please do so before making any payment.

Ways to pay

You can obtain your own personalised subscription notice and make payments in the ‘My account’ section of the website.

Once you are in your 'My account' section of the site:

  • your subscription notice can be found under 'My subscriptions';
  • payments can be made under 'My payments'; and
  • receipts can be found under 'My receipts and purchases'.

Methods of payment include:

Bank transfer

If paying by this method please use the details below and send a copy of the remittance advice to so we can allocate your payment. 

Bank Details  
Account Name: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Account Number: 08671990
Sort Code: 56-00-20
IBAN GB98NWBK56002008671990


Make your cheque payable to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and write your name and ARN on the back. 

Please send your completed cheque to the Membership Team, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, Level 2 Exchange Crescent, 7 Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8RA. 

Credit or debit card 

Log in to the 'My account' section of the IFoA website and go to My payments. 

We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

Making card payments by telephone

If you call us to make a payment, we will ask you to input your card details into your telephone keypad.  It's quick and easy, and a secure way of entering the details.  The card data is captured by a secure telephone line and passed directly to the bank, without anyone but your knowing these details. The Membership team can be contacted on: +44 (0) 131 240 1325.


Simply go to the 'My payments' section in the 'My Account' area of our website and select to pay by PayPal.

Annual direct debit


Before making any payment, please ensure that your subscription notice shows the correct subscription rate.

Optional subscriptions

The IFoA also collects the optional subscriptions for the Staple Inn Actuarial Society (SIAS) and for the specialist sections of the International Actuarial Association (IAA).

The current annual subscription rates for SIAS are:

Status Subscription
SIAS   Fellow/Affiliate £23
SIAS   Student/Associate £12

The current annual subscription rates for all IAA Sections are:

IAA Section Subscription
AFIR (Financial Risk/Risk Management) £33
ASTIN (Non-Life or General Insurance) £33
IAAHS (Health) £33
IAALS (Life) £33
PBSS (Pensions, Benefits and Social Security) £33
IACA (Consultants) £33
AWB (Actuaries Without Borders) £33

The simplest way to subscribe to one or more of the IAA Sections is to email  We will set up the subscription for you and you can pay online.

Download the Sections Brochure for more information.

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Contact Details

If you have any questions about subscription rates please contact or telephone:

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