- Two professional references
- Proof of 40 earned credits
Are You Eligible to Take the CFCS Exam?
Benefits of a CFCS Certification
- Connect you with peers and offer unlimited networking opportunities
- Advance your career in financial crime compliance
- Improve efficiency and results
- Enable cross-train compliance across the spectrum of financial crime
CFCS Certification Steps – What’s Next?
Step 1: Purchase a CFCS Package
Step 2: Self Study & Exam Prep
Step 3: Register & Pass your CFCS Exam
The CFCS Certification Package includes newly updated study manuals, an 11-hour online course, audio book, and more!
It is recommended to spend about 40-50 hours of self-guided study, utilizing all prep resources, spaces out over a period of at least several weeks.
Once you’ve completed your preparation for the exam, you can schedule to sit for your CFCS exam through our Online Proctoring (OLP) network from Kryterion.
See What Certified Financial Crime Specialists Are Saying
"The CFCS tests the skills necessary to fight financial crime. It's comprehensive. Passing it should be considered a mark of high achievement, distinguishing qualified experts in this growing specialty area."
KENNETH E. BARDEN
"It's a vigorous exam. Anyone passing it should have a great sense of achievement."
(CFCS, Official Superior
de Cumplimiento Cidel
Bank & Trust Inc. Nueva York)
"The exam tests one's ability to apply concepts in practical scenarios. Passing it can be a great asset for professionals in the converging disciplines of financial crime."
(CFCS, Royal Band of
"The Exam is far-reaching. I love that the questions are scenario based. I recommend it to anyone in the financial crime detection and prevention profession."
(CFCS, CAMS Lead Compliance
Trainer, FINRA, Member Regulation
Training, Washington, DC)
"This certification comes at a very ripe time. Professionals can no longer get away with having siloed knowledge. Compliance is all-encompassing and enterprise-driven."
CFCS, CAMS, CFE, CSAR
Director, Global Risk
& Investigation Practice
FTI Consulting, Los Angeles