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, check out the most recent issue of AFSA Connect.

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.

*Take advantage of AFSA’s Summer Special! Join Now for 2019 and receive complimentary membership for the remainder of 2018! Plus, you will receive a complimentary registration to attend the AFSA Annual Meeting, October 22-24, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey (Los Angeles). ($1,300 value).*

Affiliate Membership

State associations for consumer finance companies and certified consumer credit counseling centers.

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.

International 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.