Join the Institute


Join the Institute



The Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants welcomes new members. By electing to become a member of the Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants, you show your commitment to the forensic accounting profession and agree to abide by the Institute's Professional Standards.


The Institute is dedicated to high ethical and professional standards and are committed to raising the profile of the forensic accounting profession.


Membership Grades


We offer three membership grades reflecting your education and career progression. These grades are:


Certified Professional Forensic Accountant - CPFAcct : The online course must be successfully completed to be awarded the CPFAcct certificate. The course is 100% online and can be completed in your own time and at our own pace. Find out more


Associate: Associate membership is open at all those who have an interest in the field of forensic accounting. Associate members can upgrade to CPFAcct on successful completion of the forensicglobal program. Find out more


Fellowship: The ICFA Fellowship (FICFA) is awarded to existing members who are in good standing. As a Fellow, you will be recognised for your contribution to the financial profession. The Institute encourages Members of at least two year standing to seek Fellowship status. Find out more



The Institute brochure can be browsed online below or downloaded a PDF version.