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Differentiate yourself by earning your Certified AML and Fraud Professional designation. The CAFP demonstrates your expertise in the AML and fraud prevention and identification field.

ABA offers several training options to build your skills and prepare for the CAFP exam. Learn more about these options, and find the one that best fits your experience level.

  • Experience

  • Resource

  • Certificates

  • Exam Prep

  • Exam Application


Required Experience

  • 5 Years Financial Crimes Experience OR
  • 2 years of experience and complete these two ABA certificates: BSA and AML Compliance and Fraud Prevention OR
  • 2 years of experience with a CRCM, CFSSP, CAMS, CFE, CIA or CBAP designation


Reference Guide to Financial Crimes

This practical resource guides financial crimes professionals to think beyond a traditional “silo mentality” and move towards developing collaborations among Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) departments, fraud investigators, and in-house cybersecurity units to identify suspicious activity.

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ABA AML and Fraud Certificates

ABA offers two online certificates that provide in-depth training to individuals who need to know more about the types of criminal behavior commonly used against banks.

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Exam Prep

CAFP Exam Online Prep

An interactive, user-friendly online course that allows students to study at their own pace, with access to resources and practice tests modeled after an actual exam.

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Exam Application

Exam Application

When you're ready to apply, double check the eligibility requirements, select your exam date, and submit your application.

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Already a CAFP?

Here are some CE credit-earning options to help maintain your certification:

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Get information on upcoming webinars, deadlines, and other developments for Certification.