The Benefits of Membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of AFSA! Join now and help shape the future of the financial services industry to benefit your company and protect access to credit and consumer choice.

Serving more than 400 member companies from every segment of the consumer credit marketplace, AFSA is committed to providing members with a strong voice in Washington, DC and the information and resources they need to succeed in a highly-regulated and compliance-driven financial services industry. For specific details on AFSA’s recent initiatives, view the 2015 - Year of Progress Report.

Each of our five membership categories has distinctive benefits tailored to the specific needs of the diverse consumer credit industry. Click on the category that best describes your company to learn about the benefits, qualifications for membership, and access to a membership application.


Consumer Credit Company Membership (Active)

Companies providing credit to consumers either directly or indirectly, including consumer sales finance companies (non-vehicle), mortgage lenders and servicers, payment card issuers, traditional installment lenders, and vehicle finance/leasing companies may join in the Active Membership category.

Affiliate Membership

State associations for consumer finance companies.

Business Partner Membership

Industry suppliers that provide products/services to consumer and commercial finance companies and banks.

Commercial Membership

Companies that provide commercial financing and/or inventory financing for independent auto dealers.

Foreign Membership

Consumer financial services companies located and operating in countries other than the U.S.

Not sure if your company qualifies for membership? Complete a brief online questionnaire and you will be contacted by the membership department. Questions? Contact Sheilah Harrison, Vice President, Member Services at (202) 466-8602.