See our Apply Online page for deadlines and meeting dates.
Practitioner (PCIfA) applications can be submitted at any time and are assessed more regularly, usually at the end of each month. If you are applying to gain a PQP CSCS card, please allow up to eight weeks for your application to be reviewed.
Associate (ACIfA) applications are assessed regularly throughout the year at a Validation committee meeting (6 per year) - please allow up to eight weeks for your application to be reviewed, depending when you apply, this could be longer if we need any further information.
Member (MCIfA) applications will go to the next professional review interview in September or March and be assessed at the following committee meeting - please allow up to seven weeks to go to interview, depending when you apply, and up to fifteen weeks for your application to be reviewed, this could be longer if we need any further information.
We will email you with confirmation that we have received your application and ask you for any additional information you may need to provide. Once we have received your references, your application will be reviewed at the next Validation committee meeting. We will email you with the committees decision as soon as possible after that.