Report Misconduct


Online Complaint Form

Please report your complaint in as much detail as possible. CFP Board staff will request additional information if needed and may request a personal interview if it appears necessary. Because one of the functions of CFP Board is the evaluation of grievances, please be assured that your grievance will be investigated vigorously and impartially.

Please be aware that pursuant to CFP Board’s confidentiality provisions as outlined in Article 17.1 of CFP Board’s Disciplinary Rules and Procedures, CFP Board is not able to share any updates on the status of the investigation with you. You will be notified by letter when the investigation is concluded.

Please enter contact information on the CFP® professional against whom this complaint is being filed:


e.g. 555-555-5555

Please enter your personal information:

(CFP Board will accept an anonymous complaint. It is often the case, however, that preserving a complainant's anonymity may result in CFP Board not being able to conduct a full investigation. To submit an anonymous complaint, enter “Anonymous” for your first and last name.)
e.g. 555-555-5555

Please enter information about your complaint:

Please describe your complaint and the reasons you believe a violation exists.
Did the CFP® professional provide you with some type of disclosure document, which described the forms of compensation, potential or real conflicts of interest, services provided, agency or employment relationships and the philosophy or operating methods employed?

Did you pay a fee to the CFP® professional?

Did you sign a written contractual agreement?

Have you notified any regulatory authorities in connection with your complaint?

Have you begun legal action against this individual?