Q – Do I need to be a member of CFA Institute in order to receive the CFA Charter?
A – Yes, you must become a
regular member. Apply
Q – I have already submitted my membership application but I haven’t received any membership confirmation yet. How can I find out my membership status?
A – You can track the status of your application online through your
Q – How long does the application process take?
A – Processing times may take up to 6 weeks.
Q – How do I know if my membership application has been accepted?
A – You will receive a welcome email verifying your membership status.
Q – When can I begin using the CFA designation?
A – You can begin using your designation after you have successfully activated your regular membership in CFA Institute. In your online account, the CFA designation will appear after your name. Please refer to
Guide for Use of CFA Institute Marks for information which outlines the correct legal usage of the CFA designation.
Q – Is there a graduation ceremony?
A – Each year CFA Society Czech Republic holds a Charter Awarding Ceremony (CAC) for new Charterholders in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The event usually takes place in November. The President of CFA Society Czech Rebuplic will officially congratulate you and grant you your CFA charter ath the ceremony. Invitations are sent to all eligible new Charterholders.
Contact our Society for details on gligibility and attendance.