To support our members during the global coronavirus crisis, we have extended the payment schedule for the 2020/2021 subscription year. This means that you have until 14 November 2020 to pay your subscription without surcharge. The surcharge that will be applied for late payment on 15 November will be just 1%, with a further 1% surcharge added on 2 January 2021. If your subscription remains unpaid by 15 February 2021, your membership will be cancelled.
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Fellows and Associates of the IFoA who are current members at the equivalent level of another actuarial body which is a full member association of the IAA may apply for Dual Membership status. If you meet the criteria detailed within the Dual Membership status application form, please complete and return the application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for the 2020/2021 subscription year must be made by 15 February 2021.
Reduced rate subscription (income based)
If your income falls below the threshold for your membership status, you can apply for a reduced rate subscription. The income threshold for each category of membership for 2020/2021 are listed in the table below:
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|Student Actuarial Analyst||£5100|
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Members who are fully retired and have been registered as non-practising will benefit from the reduced rate subscription.
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