IAQFP Certified—Financial Planners, universally identified as QFP — Qualified Financial Planner, undergo a rigorous accreditation and certifying process to be listed in the QFP Verification Registry of Qualified Financial Planners and to be affiliated with IAQFP.
IAQFP has implemented ascertainable Professional Standards to protect the public, the profession, and its’ professionals, to which all QFP listed in our QFP Verification Registry voluntarily agree to abide. Such QFP, as part of the IAQFP Standards noted herein below, are required to self-report any violations and all are subject to the IAQFP Disciplinary Procedures & Complaint Process as noted here.
- IAQFP-Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct
- IAQFP-Disciplinary Procedures & Complaint Process
- IAQFP Certified—Financial Planners, QFP Designation Usage Guidelines
- IAQFP-Continuing Professional Education (“CEU”) Requirements
- IAQFP-Membership Agreement (as applicable)
Persons who are Registered Investment Advisers (“RIAs”), or Investment Adviser Representatives (“IARs”) under a Broker-Dealer “RIA”, are required to have certain ADV Part II B disclosures. Still other persons, like Registered Representatives, are generally also required, by their Broker-Dealers, to provide sufficient explanation of the minimum qualifications, continuing education and other standards, to have obtained and/or to use professional designations like QFP. What follows is the link to our Statement of Minimum Qualifications for the QFP — Qualified Financial Planner designation and its use by designated persons.
FINRA Web Listing Link of the QFP Designation: