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Affiliate Membership

Thank you for your interest in the CIIA’s Affiliate Membership program. This program is open only to two categories of firms and individuals:

  1. Those contemplating, or in the process of, getting registered with the SEC through the compliance services of CIIA. The outcome of this registration is an upgrade to regular membership;
  2. The programme equally offers valuable benefits to a wide variety of firms and individuals who identify with the ideals of our association and wish to keep abreast of key updates in the advisory practice and its development footprints on the economy as well as retail and institutional investors.


  • Receive the CIIA’s periodic newsletter for SEC-registered advisers, which provides timely articles on industry issues; regulatory and compliance issues; and much more.
  • Receive emails that keep members informed about breaking news, events, and developments that impact the investment advisory profession.
  • Listing in the appropriate Member Directory on the CIIA website with full contact information.
  • Discounted access to CIIA’s webinars.
  • Events and Programmes – Employees of the firm receive discounted rates to register for CIIA’s events, such as the Annual Adviser Conference, other Workshops etc.
  • CIIA will provide guidance and compliance services on the registration process with the SEC to become a regular member should you choose to upgrade membership status.
  • Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities – Exclusive opportunities to exhibit at great discounts during CIIA conferences or participate as a Sponsor.

Eligibility criteria:

  • CIIA affiliate membership is open to non-practising advisers and any entity or person that is not a SEC-registered investment adviser;
  • CIIA affiliate membership applies to either a corporate entity or individual. The firm may designate an employee to receive benefits;
  • CIIA affiliate members can be firms in any of the economic sectors, or individuals like academicians, engineers, lawyers, accountants, physicians, consultants, brokers (insurance and stock), portfolio managers, issuing houses/underwriters, or other persons or entities interested in the business of Investment Advisory, investment advisers and retail investors etc;
  • Provide a valid means of identification;
  • Pay the annual subscription fee;
  • Fulfil any other requirement as may be required by the association.

How to Join

Congratulations are in order, now that you have made the decision to identify with us for all the benefits of being an affiliate of CIIA. Registration can be done online via the website  along with payment of the application fee of N10,000.00 for corporate and N5,000.00 for Individual advisers.

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