How to renew my membership

Thank you for your continuous support of the Commercial and Asset Finance Brokers Association (CAFBA). The CAFBA Board is working hard towards ensuring that we continue to support you and provide value through our different initiatives in this ever-changing financial climate.   

Your current membership is set to expire on 30 June 2020 and you are now invited to renew your membership for 2020-2021.  

Please follow the 4 step process to complete your renewal.  

 

4 steps to renew membership! 

 


 

To renew Full Membership  

  

  1. Pay your Full membership invoice by credit card by clicking on the links in your renewal invitation email. If paying by EFT, please quote the tax invoice number in the payment reference field and forward a remittance notice of payment to the Secretariat.   

  1. Complete the Professional Standards Compliance Form - Full Member

  1. Ensure that the nominated representative’s compliance documents are current and submitted  

  1. Ensure that the nominated representative will complete the Ethics course by 31 December 2020. 

 

To renew Associate Membership  

  1. Your invoice will include membership fee for 2020-21 and Ethics course enrolment fee. Pay your Full membership invoice by credit card by clicking on the links in your renewal invitation email. If paying by EFT, please quote the tax invoice number in the payment reference field and forward a remittance notice of payment to the Secretariat.   

  1. Complete the Professional Standards Compliance Form - Associate Member 

  1. You would have received a reminder email with a link to submit police check and/or credit check if they are due this year. 

  1. You will be able to complete the ISM Ethics course from 1 June 2020. This course is take approximate of 30-90 minutes to complete. As this is the first year in introducing an ethics component to our membership scheme, CAFBA will offer a grace period of six (6) months for members to complete the course. 

If you have completed the above but have not received your certificate, please check if your Full Membership (company) has completed renewal.  

 


FAQ  

1. What are the compliance documents required?  

All Associate members are required to complete the following: 

  • National Police and Credit Checks (Due every 5 years) 

  • Anti-Money Laundering Certificate (Due every 2 years) 

  • Ethics Course (due every year) – This is a new compliance requirement from this year onwards.  

  • Professional Standards Annual Compliance Form 2020. 

 

2. What is the Ethics course? 

The CAFBA ethics program is an online learning module which educates our members on ethics in commercial and asset finance and indicates where CAFBA, as an organisation, stand on ethical topics (ISM). The course is intended to be completed within 30 – 90 minutes.

Enrolments will be open from 15 May 2020 and the course will be available from 1 June 2020.  To streamline the process of enrolment, CAFBA has kindly combined the membership fee and enrolment fee into one single invoice. After payment is complete, you will receive an email which will provide access to the ISM education portal. 

As this is the first year in launching the ethics course, CAFBA is offering a grace period for members to complete the course from 1 June 2020 to 31 December 2020. CAFBA Membership certificate will be issued upon the agreement that the member will complete the course no later than 31 December 2020. 

 

3. Where can I complete AML course? 

The ISM portal includes an Anti-Money Laundering course. As a CAFBA member, you will be able to complete this free of charge.  

 

4. Is there any early bird offer for membership fee? 

CAFBA wishes to recognize those members that pay their renewals early, and we are offering a discount of $25+GST for all renewals received before 31 July 2020. We encourage you to take advantage of this offer. Discount code: DISCOUNT25.

 

5. How can I check if my compliance is due?

You can check this by logging in to your member profile using your email address. This information is available in your member profile. 

 

6. How do I locate my invoice?

Your invoice is also available in your member profile at the top left corner of your member profile. Here you have an option to view your invoice in case you would like to pay via bank transfer and would like to find the bank account information or you can click on the link "Click here to renew online" to pay diretly via your credit card. 

 

7. Where can I complete my National Police Check, Banktruptcy Check , etc? 

Renewing members can access CAFBA discounted pricing to complete their membership checks:

Types of Checks 

Standard Pricing 

CAFBA Member Pricing 

National Police Check 

$55

$45

Bankruptcy & Insolvency check

$55

$45

Optional

Qualification 

$45 per qualification 

$38 

AML/CTF heck including global sanctions watchlist

$50

$40

Members can contact Equifax  customer support team via live chat, email: support@fit2work.com.au or 1300 525 525.