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The Certified Know Your Customer Associate (CKYCA) Certification is a globally recognized training program and exam for professionals early in their KYC/CDD career.

     

    Demonstrate a significant commitment to KYC/CDD compliance in a world of increasingly complex laws, regulations, and policies.

    CKYCA: Overview and Benefits

     

    CKYCA is for those responsible for onboarding clients, conducting periodic reviews, and updating customer profiles.

     

    This certification, launched in 2020, equips organizations with a means to ensure their front line and operations teams meet the core competencies involved with know your customer (KYC), customer due diligence (CDD), and enhanced due diligence (EDD) activities.

     

    ACAMS certifications are all exam-based and created using objective psychometric practices to provide a validated benchmark of knowledge.

    Benefits of the ACAMS CKYCA Certification for Organizations:

    Provide a consistent global KYC training program across your organization

    Standardize and benchmark the knowledge of all of your KYC professionals

    Confidence that your KYC team is regulatory ready

    Benefits of the ACAMS CKYCA Certification for Professionals:

    Learn how to perform fundamental KYC/CDD/EDD activities, and when to escalate cases

    Validate your knowledge and experience, with a globally recognized certification

    Become part of the diverse, international global ACAMS community

    Intended Audience for the CKYCA Certification

     

    The Certified Know Your Customer Associate Certification is ideal for early career professionals who are working in, or wish to work in, KYC/CDD roles.

     

    When combined with six to twelve months of experience, CKYCA certified professionals should be able to perform fundamental enhanced due diligence activities with minimal supervision, and appropriately escalate the highest risk cases.

     

    Roles include:

     

    • KYC Analyst
    • KYC/CDD Analyst
    • KYC Onboarding Analyst
    • KYC Representative
    • KYC Team Lead
    • Client/Customer Onboarding Analyst
    • Client/Customer Onboarding Specialist
    • AML Prevention Representative 

    How to Become a Certified Know Your Customer Associate

    Join ACAMS

    An active ACAMS membership is required to apply for CKYCA.

    Apply to take the CKYCA exam

    Before the test, you need to submit an application.

    Study and schedule your exam

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

    The CKYCA Exam

    Currently, ACAMS offers the CKYCA exam in English, French, and Spanish. Additional languages will follow.

     

     

    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CKYCA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    A ACAMS agora oferece aplicação de exame online supervisionado para candidatos que fazem seus exames de certificação. Para obter mais informações, visite a página de perguntas frequentes.

    Optional Upgrades

    CKYCA Exam Retake
    US$ 199,00
    CKYCA Exam Extension
    US$ 100,00

    Disability Service Accommodations

     

    Requests for Disability Service Examination Accommodations:


     
    ACAMS® is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the extent practicable 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.
    Requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to test date.

     

    If you have a disability as defined under local, applicable law, please contact accommodations@acams.org to request Disability Service accommodations. The corresponding department will contact you with further information.

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