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Your ABA Path to the CRCM

Make Your Mark. ABA gives you the resources you need to earn and maintain the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM). This credential is the recognized standard of excellence for regulatory compliance professionals working in the financial services area.

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6 Years' Experience OR
Minimum 3 Years' Experience AND complete 2 of the following training programs

Education/Training Options

ABA Compliance School - Foundational

​☐ ABA Compliance School - Intermediate

CRCM Exam Online Prep

CRCM Exam Prep

​☐ Online Training for Compliance Professionals
Certificate in Lending Compliance AND
Certificate in Deposit Compliance

​☐ ​30 credits of external or employer sponsored compliance training


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Earn 60 Credits Every 3 Years
​☐ ​Certification renewal fee: $275 annually

At School

ABA Compliance School - Advanced
36.50 credits

At Conferences

ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference
22.50 credits
ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference
23.75 credits
ABA Risk Management Conference
18.75 credits

At Your Office

Online Training for Compliance Professionals
0.5 – 3 credits each
32.5 for Lending Certificate
16.25 for Deposit Certificate
Online Training for AML and Fraud Professionals
AML Certificate: 8.75 credits
Fraud Certificate: 2.0 credits
ABA Webinars
1.0 – 2.5 credits each
ABA Bank Compliance Magazine Quizzes
1 credit each


​Questions?  Please contact ABA Certifications or visit CRCM certification for more information.