Who We Are

The Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago is a not-for-profit awarding body that was established in 1984 through the collaborated effort of the commercial banks and NIHERST. The Institute is mandated to assist the advancement of banking and finance professionals through its professional education programmes – the Diploma in Banking (DIB), the Professional Certificate for Financial Advisors (Cert.FA) – and corporate training services.The Institute’s executive management team is a Council of representatives from each of its corporate member institutions: Citibank (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited, First Citizens, JMMB Bank Trinidad Limited, RBC Royal Bank (Trinidad & Tobago) Limited, Republic Bank Limited, Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited, First Caribbean International Bank (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited, Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago and the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.



To facilitate the continuous development of banking and finance professionals and to promote high standards of knowledge, skills and conduct to meet the high demands of a changing financial industry.



To be the preferred learning institution for financial service professionals.


Who We Serve

The Institute, through its professional education programmes, serves banking and finance professionals seeking career advancement through self-development. Its corporate training services benefit companies in both the financial and non-financial sectors that seek to maximize their performance and profitability through staff training. Additionally, in its continued corporate social responsibility efforts, the IBF serves the national public with its awareness-building initiatives.


Contact Information

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Registered Office:
Level 1, Invader’s Bay Tower
Invader’s Bay
PO Box 1259
Port of Spain
Tel: 868.235.6291
Email: admin@ibf.org.tt

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