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Agriculture Focused Financial Planning Professional (AFFP)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization
Issuing Organization University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Qualification and Training Requirements

Associate, Bachelors or Graduate degree from an accredited institution, and, at least one of the following: 

  • Candidate holds a FINRA Series 6, 7 or 65 License
  • Candidate is a licensed state insurance agent
  • Candidate holds a CFP®, CLU® or ChFC® designation
  • Candidate can confirm working in agribusiness for more than five years
Designation Training Requirements

Complete the AFFP Curriculum—40-hour, self-paced course

Designation Exam Type

Multiple choice, 1-hour exam. Pass score is 80% or better

Continuing Education Requirements

Four hours of continuing education annually to maintain designation, specifically in agribusiness. More information about Continuing Education is available on the program website.

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource


Investor Complaint Process

Online Complaint Form

Published List of Disciplined Designees