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Apply online to get certified as an Anti-Money
Laundering Specialist in as little as four months.
Download the CAMS Handbook to learn more
before you apply.

    In light of recent international sanctions, ACAMS and the company that administers its exams, Pearson VUE, have suspended exam services throughout Russia and Belarus until further notice.

     

     

    CAMS is recognized as the gold standard in AML certifications by institutions, governments, and regulators worldwide.

     

     

    The CAMS Advantage

    In recent years, financial crime has hit the headlines, and the spotlight is firmly on compliance. The CAMS Certification is an established global qualification that outlines the key principles of money laundering, and how to prevent it. In as little as four months, individuals and teams can be certified as Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.

    Drive a culture of compliance from the top-down  

    Demonstrate your commitment to a standardized risk-based approach

    Meet mandated AML training requirements

    Reward and retain top talent

    More effectively safeguard against financial and reputational damage

    How to Get Certified

    Join ACAMS

    We certify the achievements of our members. You must be an ACAMS member to apply.

    Submit your application

    Are you eligible? Submit your application outlining your qualifications - you need 40 eligibility credits to apply.

    Study, then schedule your CAMS exam

    You can choose self-study or enhanced learning paths. Take the exam when you’re ready.

    CAMS Frequently Asked Questions

    The CAMS Certification
    Eligibility
    How to Apply
    CAMS Exam Registration
    Study Materials
    Practice Exam
    Copyright and Exam Non-Disclosure
    Eligibility for Singapore IBF-STS Funding
    Are you eligible to apply? Use our calculator to see if you have 40 eligibility credits
    Professional Experience
    Education & Training

    Language Availability

    We currently offer the CAMS certification program in different languages.

    Download the Candidate Handbook for more information about each program:

     

    Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian, Chinese – simplified, Chinese – traditional, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

    CAMS Packages

     

    Please select your language to see the study materials available for your selected package.

     

    Standard Package
    Virtual Classroom Bundle
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Six 2-Hour Live Online Classes
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    $2,395
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    $1,995
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Virtual Classroom Bundle
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Six 2-Hour Live Online Classes
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $2,395
    Public Sector
    $1,995
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    E-Learning Course
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    E-Learning Course
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Virtual Classroom Bundle
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Six 2-Hour Live Online Classes
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    $2,395
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    $1,995
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Virtual Classroom Bundle
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Six 2-Hour Live Online Classes
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $2,395
    Public Sector
    $1,995
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Standard Package
    Virtual Classroom Bundle
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Six 2-Hour Live Online Classes
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    $2,395
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    $1,995
    Standard Package
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $1,995
    Public Sector
    $1,495
    Virtual Classroom Bundle
    Electronic Study Guide (PDF)
    Online Study Materials (Flashcards)
    Review Questions
    Post-Assessment
    Six 2-Hour Live Online Classes
    Practice Exam
    The CAMS Exam
    Private Sector
    $2,395
    Public Sector
    $1,995
    ACAMS offers online proctoring for all candidates taking their certification exams. For more information, visit the FAQ page.

    Optional Upgrades

    CAMS Virtual Classroom Series
    $595.00

    A live web-based study course, which provides candidates with additional guided instructions to help retain and reinforce key concepts covered in the main CAMS examination Study Guide.

    CAMS Exam Retake
    $299.00
    CAMS Exam Extension
    $100.00

    CAMS Practice Exam

    Developed to the same quality standard as the certification exam, the practice exam is included in your certification package as part of the study materials, and will provide you with the best chance of getting certified by:

     

    • Exposing you to samples of certification exam questions

    • Building confidence in readiness for the CAMS Certification exam

    • Helping you study in an interactive e-learning environment

    • Covering the topic areas included in the actual exam

     

    The CAMS practice exam is available for CAMS exam packages in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Arabic, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Korean. 

     

    Visit the FAQs section for more information.

    CAMS Virtual Classroom Series Schedule

    Virtual Classroom is a live web-based study course that includes two-hour virtual classes every week, over a six-week period. It provides candidates with additional guided instructions to help them retain and reinforce key concepts covered in the CAMS study guide.

    Feb 27 - Apr 2, 2024, EMEA 4 PM CET/CEST - French
    Mar 14 - Apr 18, 2024, US 6 PM ET - English
    Mar 14 - Apr 18, 2024, US 12 PM ET - Spanish
    Apr 10 - May 15, 2024, US 12 PM ET - Spanish
    Apr 15 - May 20, 2024, US 12 PM ET - English
    Apr 22 - May 27, 2024, APAC EMEA 6 PM HKT/11 AM BST - English
    May 14 - Jun 18, 2024, EMEA 4 PM CEST - French
    May 21 - Jun 25, 2024, US 12 PM ET - Spanish
    May 22 - Jun 26, 2024, US 12 PM ET - English
    Jun 17 - Jul 22, 2024, APAC EMEA 6 PM HKT/11 AM BST - English
    Jul 22 - Aug 26, 2024, US 12 PM ET - English
    Jul 31 - Sep 4, 2024, US 12 PM ET - Spanish
    Aug 5 - Sep 9, 2024, APAC EMEA 6 PM HKT/11 AM BST - English
    Aug 20 - Sep 24, 2024, US 12 PM ET - English
    Sep 10 - Oct 15, 2024, EMEA 4 PM CEST - French
    Sep 16 - Oct 21, 2024, APAC EMEA 6 PM HKT/11 AM BST - English
    Sep 30 - Nov 4, 2024, US 12 PM ET - Spanish
    Oct 3 - Nov 7, 2024, US 6 PM ET - English
    Nov 4 - Dec 9, 2024, APAC EMEA 6 PM HKT/10 AM GMT - English
    Nov 5 - Dec 10, 2024, EMEA 4 PM CET - French
    Nov 6 - Dec 11, 2024, US 12 PM ET - English

    Faculty

    Disability Service Accommodations

    Requests for Disability Service Accommodations:

    ACAMS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with documented disabilities as defined by local, applicable law. Our intent is to ensure that everyone who makes a request for accommodations is advised of the accommodation process as promptly as possible. If you have a disability as defined under local, applicable law, please contact the Accommodation Coordinator for a request form and information.

     

    Process

    The first step in the accommodation process is to contact our Disability Services.

     

    Disability Services Accommodation Coordinator

    Phone: +1 786 871 3062

    E-mail: accommodations@acams.org

    Fax: +1 866 494 0040

     

    After you initiate contact, the Accommodation Coordinator will ask you to complete the accommodation request form specifying your impairment and the requested accommodation. In addition to the form, you must provide recent (generally no more than five years old) certification and/or documentation from a qualified medical or educational professional that (a) provides a specific diagnosis; and (b) recommends specific accommodations that might be helpful to the applicable setting and request based on the diagnosis.

     

    When completing the form, add your application number (e.g., CAMS099887766), and submit it to accommodations@acams.org to ensure ACAMS properly receives your accommodation request. The Accommodation Coordinator will contact you with further information.The Accommodation Coordinator will evaluate your request and supporting documentation and request or obtain any additional input, including supporting documentation as appropriate to determine whether your request can reasonably be granted. If your request is granted, the Accommodation Coordinator will work with you to implement the request. If your request is denied or deemed unreasonable, the Accommodation Coordinator will engage in a dialog with you to explore any alternative reasonable accommodation options, if appropriate.

     

    Once accommodations have been implemented, you should continue to work with Disability Services on any accommodation-related needs. If you experience difficulty in implementing or obtaining approved accommodations, you must notify the Accommodation Coordinator immediately upon identification of concern for assistance in rectifying the situation as appropriate.

     

    Requests are reviewed on an individual and rolling basis. Please note, the time for approval could potentially affect the timeframe for testing with approved accommodation.

     

    If you have a complaint, please contact accommodations@acams.org. If you believe you have been discriminated against due to a disability you should contact accommodations@acams.org to address the immediate situation. You will be contacted by the Certification Manager.