As the voice of banking, payments and fintech in Ireland, Banking and Payments Federation Ireland provides a wide range of valuable services for a variety of diverse membership categories.

Why join BPFI?

Whether your firm is focused on domestic issues, international banking, payments or fintech, we encourage you to contact us and find out how our experience and expertise can provide you with a valuable and engaged membership proposition.

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.

Main Domestic Banks
EU and International Banks
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BPFI Membership

BPFI membership covers the following sectors;

Our Associations

BPFI's associate network extends many of the benefits of membership to leading professional service firms that provide related advisory and consultancy services.

Our Events

Our comprehensive events programme throughout the year includes conferences, seminars, webinars and briefings. Many of these events are also open to non-members.


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.

Interested in joining us?

Let’s talk. For more information about BPFI membership please contact Ann Smith, Director, Corporate Services via the button below.