Eligibility

Join HKIB and lead the way in banking

HKIB is a platform where members can become better “informed, connected, educated and qualified”. Whether you are a new banking practitioner in Hong Kong, an experienced banker in an overseas market, or a student wishing to deepen your banking industry knowledge, you will benefit from our high-quality training programmes that equip you with the knowledge and skills required to develop your career. You will also gain access to a range of industry networking events that connect banking visionaries and forward-thinking dignitaries with banking professionals, enabling you to extend your network and horizons, get inspired and take your career to new heights.

Individual Membership of the HKIB is divided into six classes. Each membership class is tailored to individuals’ specific needs at each stage in their banking and financial careers. 


Member Class

Fellow Certified Banker (Fellow CB)+

Fellow membership is the highest level of membership one can achieve within the HKIB Individual Membership structure. Members of this class are elected by the Executive Committee following a recommendation by the Membership & Professional Development Committee, and are holders of any HKIB professional qualifications via the qualification route. They will typically have a proven commitment to advancing the banking industry and/or the Institute locally or globally, and work at senior management level, preferably with at least ten years of experience in banking and/ or the financial services industry.

Honorary Fellow+

Honorary Fellow membership is a high tier individual membership. Members of this category are elected by the Executive Committee following a recommendation by the Membership & Professional Development Committee. They will typically be able to show exemplary accomplishments and contributions to the banking and/ or the financial services industry and/ or to the Institute locally or globally, and will preferably work at top management level.

Honorary Member+

Honorary Membership is conferred on industry practitioners who are senior and influential members of the banking community and have shown noteworthy levels of dedication to the HKIB and support for its objectives. Members of this category are elected by the Executive Committee following a recommendation by the Membership & Professional Development Committee, possess a proven commitment to contributing to the Institute locally or globally, and preferably work at senior management level.

Professional Member+

It is suitable for individuals who have completed HKIB professional qualification examinations, including Certified Banker, CB (Stage II), CB (Stage I), Certified Financial Management Planner (CFMPTM),  Certified AML Professional (CAMLP) and Associate AML Professional (AAMLP), and have at least three years of experience in banking and/ or the financial services industry.

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Ordinary Member+

Ordinary Membership is for those who are pursuing HKIB professional qualifications or individuals who are looking for HKIB affiliation in order to receive market updates on the banking industry or enjoy networking opportunities. This membership class is not limited to individuals in banking and financial employment and there are no requirements for professional qualifications and/ or relevant working experience.

Apply now and become part of our elite professional community. Ordinary Members who are pursuing any HKIB qualification are entitled to enjoy a 50% discount on the annual subscription fee.

Student Member+

HKIB Student Membership is indispensable for full-time post-secondary students, as they can study HKIB qualifications and access resources and support to help them succeed in their studies and progress their career, while staying connected to the professional banking community. Full-time post-secondary students of any disciplines from registered education institutions in Hong Kong, Macau, mainland China or overseas are eligible to apply for Student Membership.

Apply now and become part of our elite professional community. Student Members enjoy a 50% examination fee discount when registering for any professional qualification examinations run by the HKIB.

 

Fee

Item Fee Remarks
One-off registration fee HK$200  
Annual subscription fee - Fellow Certified Banker HK$3,000 HK$30,000 Life membership fee
Annual subscription fee - Professional Member HK$1,500 HK$15,000 Life membership fee
Annual subscription fee - Ordinary Member HK$1,000  
Annual subscription fee - Student Member HK$200  
Remarks
  1. Fees and charges are determined by the Executive Committee from time to time.
  2. All paid fees and charges are non-refundable.
  3. Last revision date: 01/01/2017