Joining Efma


Become an associate member 

Associate membership customised services for non-financial institutions.

Since 2009, non-financial institutions are eligible to become associate members of Efma. This enables them to join a community of more than 3,300 financial institutions from over 130 countries – including 80% of Europe’s largest banking groups. For an annual membership fee of 35,000 euros in 2019, they may benefit from exactly the same advantages as current full members from the banking and financial sectors.

Associate members benefit from two kinds of services: standard and bespoke services.

Standard services 

Associate members enjoy the same rights and benefits as current members within the association.

  • Participation in Efma
  • Information resources
  • Networking opportunities

Bespoke services 

Efma offers a wide range of tailor-made services.

  • Market visibility and authority
  • Study and report collaboration opportunities
  • Event collaboration opportunities
  • Tailor-made services


As Europe’s leading independent forum for discussion, advice and information in the retail finance sector, Efma has acquired a number of skills and resources. The document in download lists the many services and advantages that Efma offers, as well as how Efma’s expertise is beneficial to associate members.


Join the Efma community!

Becoming member of Efma gives you access to a vast network of more than 3,300 financial services institutions, from around the world.

You also gain access to a wide range of services including: industry-leading research, innovations & other in-depth case studies, as well as exclusive and inspiring meetings and events, just to name a few.

Check out the brand new Efma Banking Review and Insurance Review for some good insights and a summary of Efma’s initiatives throughout the year!

Want to join the community?
Find out all the key benefits of being a member in the Efma membership brochure or get in touch at