Associate Membership

Associate Membership

You can only join as an Associate member provided your company is a FULL Member of CAFBA.

If your company is not a CAFBA member, please refer to FULL membership criteria. 


For each Associate member that is named in the application, applicants are required to have:

  • Agreement to abide by CAFBA’s Professional Standards

  • All Associate Members of CAFBA are required to submit the following documents:

  • Current Police Record check (no more than 3 months old)

  • Current Credit and Bankruptcy check (no more than 3 months old)

  • Copy of a Diploma of Financial Services (FNS51815) Complex Issues in Commercial Lending or equivalent 
  • Copy of AML Training certificate (no more than 12 months old)

These documents are not distributed or shown to any third party unless an issue arises pertaining to dishonesty, in which case referral to the sub-committee consisting of the President, Vice-President and one Committee member, will determine the relevancy of the application. The Full Member who is sponsoring the Consultant for the CAFBA Associate Membership should submit all the necessary information to CAFBA.


Police, Credit & Bankruptcy Checks - can be completed through Equifax

Applicants for membership with CAFBA are required to submit a Police, Credit and Bankruptcy check as part of their application. These checks must be no more than 3 months old at the time of application.

CAFBA Members are required to provide an updated Police, Credit and Bankruptcy Check every 5 years at their renewal.


Discount for MFAA Members

Current financial members of MFAA have a reciprocal membership arrangement with CAFBA which allows you to claim 50% discount on the annual CAFBA membership fee. The membership discount will only be applied to the same person as shown on the MFAA certificate. To claim this discount, please upload a copy of your current MFAA membership certificate in your online new member application, and advise CAFBA this has been done We will then apply this discount to your application so you can then pay the reduced amount.