Appointed representatives are expected to undergo continuing education so as to keep abreast of developments in the financial advisory industry and update their skills and knowledge in relation to the type of financial advisory services they provide
Under MAS Notice FAA-N13 and
SFA 04-N09, appointed representatives are required to undertake structured CPD, which includes a minimum of 6 training hours in Ethics and 8 training hours in Rules and Regulations (referred to as Core CPD Hours) annually. Click on FAA CPD or
SFA CPD to find out more about the CPD requirements for appointed representatives.
IBF will evaluate programmes based on the following criteria:
An administrative fee of S$200 (before GST) will be charged for each new application, and S$200 (before GST) for the renewal of an existing programme.
You can also apply for your programmes to be concurrently recognised under the Financial Training Scheme (FTS) to be eligible for funding under FTS.
Click here to find out more about the training incentive.
For more details on eligibility requirements and application fees, please refer to the FAQs for Organisation & Programme Recognition for IBF-STS / FTS /Core CPD or, contact us at
Please create a Corporate Account on the IBF Portal to access and submit a Core FAA/ SFA CPD programme application.
If your organisation already has a Corporate Account on the IBF Portal, please log in to the IBF Portal to submit the relevant applications: