What is a Certified Financial Planner CFP®?

CFP (Certified Financial Planner) is the world’s most widely respected financial planning designation. At the end of 2015 there were 161,824 CFP professionals in 26 countries, including Ireland. CFP designates are entitled to use the designatory letters ‘CFP’. 

Holders of the Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning will be invited to complete the Certification Examination of FPSB Ireland to attain the international CFP designation. This is the only qualification in Ireland recognised by the worldwide Financial Planning Standards Board for its CFP designation. 

CFP professionals retain their designation by complying with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. CFP professionals are members of an international community of elite financial planning practitioners.