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Continuing Education (CE) Provider Information

Provider Instructions

A continuing education (CE) provider is an organization that has submitted training programs to ABA Professional Certifications for CE credit review and approval. CE credit will be awarded if the program relates to one or more knowledge areas on one of ABA Professional Certifications' Exam Outlines. Credit is based on a 50-minute credit hour.

Program review fees are non-refundable. Ensure programs submitted apply to the Exam Outline of the Certification for which you are applying for credits.

Provider Application

  • Click on the appropriate fee below and follow the instructions to log into the Shopping Cart to make your credit card payment.
  • Upon submission, you will receive a confirmation email (this will act as your invoice).
  • Upon completion of payment, please complete the CE Review Form and forward along with supporting documents to (i.e. timed agenda, brief session descriptions and speaker bios).
1 Day Program 2 Day Program
3 or More Day Program
Continuing Education Provider $150 $200 $300
State Bankers Association $75 $100 $150

Provider Responsibilities

Once a program has been approved for continuing education (CE) credit by ABA Professional Certifications, program providers are required to:

  • Communicate the amount of credit approved to all attendees/participants.
  • Verify an attendee's participation in a program upon their request for up to 3 years after the program

Approval Statements

CE Providers should use the following language to promote CE credit approval:

"ABA Professional Certifications is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of performance and ethics within the financial services industry. [The title of program] has been approved for [number of credits/certification]  credits. This statement is not an endorsement of this program or its sponsor." Certification holders must report these credits at"

For programs that have been submitted, but not yet approved, the following language may be used:

"[The title of program] has been submitted to ABA Professional Certifications for CE credit review and is pending approval. Once we receive notification of the credit approval, we will notify attendees/participants."

(This information is also provided on the approval letter.)

Please note: Any other use of the American Bankers Association (ABA) name and logo is strictly prohibited.


​Questions? Please contact ABA Certifications for more information.