Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist-(ACAMS)

CAMS is recognized as the gold standard in AML certifications by institutions, governments, and regulators worldwide. CAMS Certification is ideal if you work in or are looking to work in financial crime prevention, detection, and control.

Recognized worldwide by employers in both the private and government sectors and acknowledged by regulators, examiners, and law enforcement, the CAMS credential denotes proven knowledge in the detection and prevention of money laundering and positions certified AML professionals as leaders in the industry.

  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance has emerged as a specialized field and AML professionals are in good demand in the financial industry.
  • This program will benefit professionals who wish to pursue a career in AML Compliance or are already involved in AML compliance in a junior role.
  • The Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) credential has been acknowledged internationally by financial institutions, governments, and regulators as a solemn commitment to protecting the financial system against money laundering

CAMS certificate is the only certificate in the field of anti-money laundering. Also, passing the CAMS exam means learning a lot of knowledge needed in the industry.

  • CAMS certification keeps AML professionals interested in new trends and up-to-date. CAMS certification can mean better job opportunities in the career field and an improvement in salary.
  • ACAMS is the largest Anti-Money Laundering organization worldwide. The professional association serves to provide specialized training and certification for anti-money laundering professionals.
  • ACAMS certification can help to grow your compliance and anti-money laundering AML career and make your skills more strong. Demonstrate your commitment to a standardized risk-based approach

Topic 1: Risks and methods of money laundering and terrorism financing (26%)

Topic 2: Compliance standards for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) (25%)

Topic 3: Anti-money laundering (AML), CFT and sanctions compliance programs (28%).

Topic 4: Conducting or supporting investigations process (21%)

CAMS Course Benefits:

  •  Drive a culture of compliance from the top-down.
  •  Demonstrate your commitment to a standardized risk-based approach.
  •  Reward and retain top talent.
  •  More effectively safeguard against financial and reputational damage.

Who should become a CAMS?

This course is suitable for

 Compliance Officers,

 AML Officers / Professionals working in AML

 Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLROs),

 Know Your Customer (KYC) analysts,

 Auditors and any other professionals with responsibilities for financial compliance within their organization.

 Professional desiring to prepare for the CAMS exam

 Employees in banks and financial institutions especially

 Managers and employees of regulatory compliance

 Consultants in ERM practice who intend to specialize in the AML area

 BPO/KPO employees who perform research, investigations, and other core AML processes

Why AFTI™?

Flexible classroom and online training

Internationally accredited programs

LMS with participants progress report

Range of Industry expert trainers

Custom programs designed with unique focused group discussion with L&D Team

AFTI™ Learning Philosophy of AAA©


How many languages is the CAMS exam available?


 Bahasa Indonesia

 Chinese –simplified

 Chinese –traditional









What supporting documentation do I need to provide as proof of a higher education degree?

Please provide ACAMS with official transcripts or a copy of your diploma

What are the eligibility requirements to take the CAMS exam?

A full list of eligibility requirements can be found in the Candidate Handbook. However, at a minimum, you will need to be a member of ACAMS and qualify with a minimum of 40 credits.

Am I eligible to take the CAMS exam if I do not a higher education degree?

Yes, you may qualify using a combination of other eligibility criteria categories. Please reference the Eligibility Criteria matrix in the CAMS Candidate Handbook.

Qualifying degrees can be in any field of study; however, they must be issued by a college or university.

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