With the Certification You Need to Stand Out

In these challenging times it is more important than ever to have a leg up on the criminals and your peers.

Become a certified financial crime specialist “CFCS” by taking the CFCS exam containing 12 financial crime topics delivered in a scenario-based format, giving you hands on knowledge to prevent and detect financial crime.

Move Beyond the Crowd.

Understand, detect, and prevent financial crime with knowledge on 12 financial crime topics. 

Position yourself to be more agile in the workplace. Expand your ability to communicate with other financial crime departments. 

The Result?

A practitioner who stands out from the crowd better equipped to:

Understand, detect and
prevent financial crime with knowledge on 12 financial crime topics
Demonstrate an
understanding of more than
just 1 or 2 financial crime
topics gaining a “holistic”
view
Protect their institution from
criminal threats with
knowledge on how financial crime works as a whole

How is the CFCS certification different from others?

In the study material you will:

See SME’s talk about their experience in a video format

Read about real-world case studies such as the Russian Laundromat

Take a practice exam that is scored

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CFCS STUDY GUIDE

In the actual exam you will:

Be tested on over 12 financial crime topics

Answer mostly scenario-based questions

Identify real-world vulnerabilities

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HANDBOOK

How do you compare to other certifications?

With a CFCS designation you can join the ranks of
outstanding CFCS certified individuals from institutions like:

  • FINRA
  • OCC
  • OSFI
  • FDIC
  • NYDFS
  • Department Homeland Security
  • U.S. Treasury Department
  • IRS
  • GAO
  • State Department
  • FBI
  • FINCEN
FINRA
OCC
OSFI
FDIC
NYDFS
Department Homeland Security
Department Homeland Security

IRS

GAO

State Department

FBI
FINCEN

An exam created by subject matter experts using the best of best practices

The CFCS exam was created by a group of over 50 subject matter experts in the field and validated by top psychometricians for fairness and knowledge assessment.

How Do I Get Started?

Purchase: since certification requires an active membership choose the certification package right for you (CFCS exam + membership)
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Study for the Exam, then Complete the Application
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Schedule the exam (either online or in-person where permitted)
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Do I qualify to take the exam?

Use our eligibility calculator to find out

Certification Pricing and Options

You must have an active membership to pursue CFCS certification. 


If a new member, please make a selection below – 1, 2, or 3 year membership.If you
If you are an existing member,  please choose “Certification for Existing Members” below.

Private Sector

$ 1585

Government

$ 970

Student

$ 970

Private Sector

$ 1425

Government

$ 860

Student

$ 860

Private Sector

$ 1245

Government

$ 745

Student

$ 745

Private Sector

$ 995

Government

$ 600

Student / Educator

$ 600