Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

The CAMS certification examination rigorously tests for aptitude and expertise in anti-money laundering detection and enforcement. Each person who passes the examination becomes a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist® (CAMS), a designation that identifies him or her as an expert in the field. This credential is recognized by financial institutions and governments throughout the world.

Preparing for the CAMS examination strengthens your current knowledge and widens your expertise, enabling you to better protect your organization. The decision to pursue the credential is proof of your commitment to the profession. It keeps you on top of new developments in the field and shows regulators and examiners that you and your employer are serious about combating money laundering.


CAMS Examination candidates must have a minimum of 20 qualifying points based on: *Education *Other professional certification *Professional experience in the AML field ACAMS will review the application and send you an Examination ID provided payment has been accepted and you meet all requirements. If you are not cleared to sit for the Examination or if there are any questions about your application, a Certification representative will contact you. This does not mean you cannot to sit for the Exam. In most cases, we can help you meet the requirements (through extra training, etc). After you receive your Examination ID, you can schedule a time to take the Exam. Please note, you must schedule your Exam within 6 months after your Exam ID is issued.