Joining Efma


Financial institutions

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Efma, a not-for-profit association formed in 1971 by bankers and insurers, specialises in retail financial marketing and distribution. Today, more than 3,300 brands in 130 countries are Efma members including over 80 % of Europe's largest retail financial institutions.

The membership fees are paid annually.

Institutions joining during the year pay a proportional fee according to the period remaining in the year.

The minimum membership period is two full calendar years.

Subsidiaries and affiliates of an institution joining Efma are also considered to be members of the association.

There are three levels of membership fees depending on the size of the institution. The criterion used to distinguish between membership fees is the widely accepted ranking of “The Banker” magazine, reflecting the consolidated activities of financial institutions


Ranking Institutions' type Amount
Top 50 - International institutions € 36,975
51st to 300th rank - Institutions operating essentially in one principal domestic
- May operate through several brands
€ 24,650
Below the 300th rank - Insurance companies
- Specialised financial institutions
€ 12,325
Other members    - Associations
- Professional groups
€ 6,160

Be part of the
Efma community!

Becoming an Efma member gives you a vast network of more than 3,300 financial services institutions, from around the world, at your fingertips.

You also gain access to a wealth of services including: industry-leading research, innovations & IT solutions portals and inspiring events, just to name a few.

Find out all the key benefits of being a member in the Efma membership brochure.

Check out the Efma Review for a summary of Efma’s initiatives throughout the year!

Still not convinced about membership? Check out the Efma testimonials brochure