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Join the leading industry association and become a part of an elite group of credit advocates that demonstrate the highest ethical standards in the industry, while providing the best results for consumers. Membership in our organization is limited to companies that agree to comply with our strict code of conduct. If you are accepted, you will be able to demonstrate to your customers and to the world that you are among the best companies in our industry. Read on to learn about the different kinds of memberships available for debt settlement companies and professionals looking to join the AFCC.

Accredited Members:

Member companies will be known as Accredited Members once their materials and operations have been Accredited by an approved independent third party accreditation company. This Accredited status must be renewed annually and is supplemental to the Member or Affiliate membership.

What is Accreditation?

A process conducted by an independent third party accreditation and/or certification company approved by the AFCC to demonstrate a member’s adherence to the AFCC Standards. Members must comply with a minimum yearly accreditation review process by the above mentioned independent third party accreditation and/or certification company.

Affiliate Membership:

Affiliate members are companies providing front end services to a back end AFCC member company. To become an Affiliate member you must already be associated with a backend AFCC company and you must list the name of the backend company on your application. Backend companies must have each of their sales affiliates as AFCC members and must list each affiliate on their application.

Vendor Membership:

A “vendor” provides services to the debt settlement company such as lead generation, software, marketing, payment process servicing and more. Vendor membership includes:
Company logo and short company description posted on the AFCC website

Industry Alliance Membership:

An industry alliance member works in concert with the debt settlement industry in some manner. This membership includes creditor, collector and debt buyer companies, settlement software companies, credit card marketing and card industry companies and others associated in some manner with the debt settlement industry. An industry alliance member is actively looking to effect positive interaction among all parties while supporting AFCC standards and guidelines. Industry alliance membership includes:

Company logo and short company description posted on the AFCC website
Possibility to be elected to the AFCC board at large and to serve on a AFCC committee

Industry Alliance Membership:

An industry alliance member works in concert with the debt settlement industry in some manner. This membership includes creditor, collector and debt buyer companies, settlement software companies, credit card marketing and card industry companies and others associated in some manner with the debt settlement industry. An industry alliance member is actively looking to effect positive interaction among all parties while supporting AFCC standards and guidelines. Industry alliance membership includes:

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