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Enhance Your AML Skills

Learn how Advanced CAMS-Audit, now exam-based, can equip mid-level and senior management professionals with the knowledge to reinforce internal controls and enhance your ability to meet regulatory expectations.

    Advanced CAMS Audit Badge


    CAMS-Audit is the certification to take you beyond the CAMS credential to an elevated level of education and practice in the AML Audit arena.

    Advanced CAMS-Audit is now a global exam-based certification.

    ACAMS certifications are developed by a global task-force of subject matters experts.


    Certification exams are psychometrically developed and independently supervised at thousands of testing centers worldwide, to provide a validated and objective benchmark of knowledge.


    Safeguard your AML program
    Fulfill regulatory expectations
    Certify your advanced expertise

    Who is CAMS-Audit for


    All organizations who conduct Anti-Financial Crime audits will benefit from having CAMS-Audit qualified leaders. These include:
    • Banks
    • Non-Bank Financial Institutions
    • FinTechs
    • DNFBPs with financial crime compliance programs
    • Corporates
    • Consulting firms



    Advanced CAMS-Audit is best suited for mid-to senior-level professionals, including those who:
    • Work in the internal audit function of an institution
    • Consult as an external auditor
    • Supervise individuals who perform financial crime prevention audits
    • Help prepare institutions for regulatory examination
    • Perform bank examinations from a regulatory perspective



    About the Program


    The program covers topics including:
    • The role of the third line of defense
    • The risk-based approach to preventing financial crime
    • Understanding business operations and regulatory requirements
    • Reviewing risk assessments, prior audits and regulatory exams
    • Data collection
    • Reviewing/evaluating/testing policies and procedures
    • Evaluating risks and identifying the most significant
    • Evaluating existing controls and how/if they mitigate risks
    • Validating weaknesses
    • Reporting
    • Judgments made during the audit process



    How to Get Certified


    The Advanced CAMS-Audit is a global exam-based qualification – start studying anytime, and complete your exam online. To apply, candidates must have previously passed the CAMS exam, and have a recommended minimum of five years of previous audit or audit-related experience.

    Check your eligibility

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


    Download the handbook, and submit your application.

    Study and schedule your exam

    Once your application is approved and payment has been made, you’ll receive instructions on how to prepare and take your exam.

    Pre-Purchase Your Advanced CAMS-Audit Package


    You can pre-purchase your Advanced CAMS-Audit certification, with study materials and examination available by summer 2021.


    Standard Package

    Private Sector: US $1,995

    Public Sector: US $1,445


    Virtual Classroom Bundle

    Private Sector: US $2,480

    Public Sector: US $1,980


    Contact our team to pre-purchase your or your team's training package.


    CAMS-Audit Virtual Classroom Schedule

    CAMS-Audit Virtual Classroom is a live web-based study course. 2-hour virtual classes every week, over a six-week period. It provides candidates with additional guided instructions to help retain and reinforce key concepts covered in the CAMS-Audit Examination Study Guide. During the course, participants will be able to interact with instructors and fellow participants, receive instant assistance and advice from instructors.


    Session September 2, 2021 – October 7, 2021, 12 PM ET- English


    Session # Date Time Language
    Session 1 Sep 02, 2021 12:00-2:00 PM ET English
    Session 2 Sep 09, 2021 12:00-2:00 PM ET English
    Session 3 Sep 16, 2021 12:00-2:00 PM ET English
    Session 4 Sep 23, 2021 12:00-2:00 PM ET English
    Session 5 Sep 30, 2021 12:00-2:00 PM ET English
    Session 6 Oct 07, 2021 12:00-2:00 PM ET English



    The Certification
    The Eligibility Requirements
    The Syllabus
    Application Process
    The Examination Process