YFLA membership is open to anyone who has a professional interest in fraud law and who satisfies one of the following criteria:
- a solicitor, of no more than 10 years admission
- barrister, of no more than 12 years call
- a member (or student member) of the Institute of Legal Executives, of no more than 10 years experience
- a paralegal for up to 10 years from their first employment as such
- legal academic staff
- trainee solicitors
- pupil barristers
The Membership year runs from 1 October to 30 September.
Membership is on an annual basis. A membership fee is payable upon joining (£40 p.a. for the membership year 2017/18) and subsequent renewal fees will be due in October of each year.