Why become a member?

The International Compliance Association (ICA) is a professional membership and awarding body. 

If you are working in the areas of regulatory compliance or financial crime prevention, including anti money laundering, or are considering a career in these fast-growing and highly valued areas, ICA membership;


  • demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of practice and conduct
  • enhances your professional reputation and employability and
  • significantly enhances and improves the performance of your organisation. 

We will support you, both while you are studying and in your day-to-day roles, in the following three areas:



Our focus is to support our members and students to be the best they can be and ethical excellence is integral to our approach. Members are expected to adhere to the ICA Code of Conduct and are recognised for their commitment to best compliance practice and an enhanced professional reputation.


Our qualifications help compliance professionals develop relevant knowledge and best practice, but your learning journey does not stop there. We encourage our members to engage in lifelong learning, through a meaningful regime of Continuous Professional Development (CPD). Membership will provide you with a wide range of tools and resources to help you achieve your professional goals. Visit the CPD Centre and view some of our sample CPD content ►

Get involved with a like-minded professional community and demonstrate your recognition for self-improvement, personal capability and commitment to your firm's performance.


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