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Why Join BPFI

As the voice of banking and payments in Ireland, Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) provides a wide range of valuable services across various membership categories.

Expertise and Specialist Support

BPFI’s team of specialists provide expertise, specialist support, admin and research to members in all areas that impact on their business; and to externally represent the collective interests of members.

Public Affairs

BPFI is the recognised point of contact for stakeholders on all banking and payment industry matters – including government departments, regulatory authorities, legislators, representative and interest groups, as well as the media.

EU and International Affairs

Through our Brussels and Frankfurt offices, our membership of the European Banking Federation as well as the International Banking Federation, BPFI provides a strong level of monitoring and influencing on legislative and regulatory matters by the EU and international policy makers and standards setters.

Information, Insights and Networking

Through our information updates, publications, conferences, seminars and other events, BPFI provides a very strong platform of valuable information, insights and networking opportunities.

How to Join

An application for membership is open to:

  • An undertaking which is a credit institution or financial institution providing banking or financial services  in the Republic of Ireland which is approved by a competent authority for such purposes; and
  • Any subsidiary of any such undertaking which is subject to consolidated supervision for such purposes by a competent authority.

Other entities may qualify for categories of membership other than full membership.

For more information about membership please contact Ann Smith, Director, Corporate Services at: