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Join the Division of Forensic Psychology

Find out about the benefits of becoming a member of DFP and apply to join

Membership of the Division of Forensic Psychology is only open to members of the British Psychological Society.

If you are not already a member you can join the DFP at the same time as applying for membership of the society.

There are three grades of divisional membership:

  • Full Divisional membership: For fully qualified psychologists who are eligible for Chartered Status.
  • In-training Divisional membership: For psychologists in-training who hold Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership and are working towards Chartered status and Full Divisional membership.
  • General Divisional membership: For members who are not currently eligible for the above grades, to join as a General Member.

Join - students affiliates, e-subscribers

Join - graduates, chartered, in training


  • Full Member £35
  • In Training Member £20
  • General Member £15

Benefits of DFP Membership

When you become a Member you gain a professional voice and receive many essential benefits of belonging:

  • Annual awards for outstanding contributions to the profession
  • Attend high quality presentations, present a poster or a paper and meet other members of DFP at our annual conference – at exclusive low rates
  • Bursary scheme
  • Enjoy preferential rates for Professional Development workshops, offering comprehensive CPD opportunities, designed annually to meet the training needs of division members
  • Forensic Update

Member announcement email list

The Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) uses its membership announcement email list to inform its members of activities and initiatives that are relevant to their interests and to make requests for engagement on topical issues. 

By becoming a member of the DFP you are automatically added to the announcement list.

To receive these emails you will need to:

  1. become a member of the Division of Forensic Psychology
  2. opt into receiving email communications and provide a working email address

These preferences can be updated by logging into your member portal.

If you have any queries, please contact Member Network Services.

To assist us in responding to your query please make sure to include your membership number and quote 'DFP announcement email' in the subject line.