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Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

The Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) credential denotes proven expertise in the detection and prevention of money laundering.  The decision to pursue CAMS 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.



Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
In order to pass the examination, candidates must demonstrate knowledge and competency in the following four areas:
  1. Risks and Methods of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
  2. Compliance Standards for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
  3. Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program
  4. Conducting or Supporting the Investigation Process
Examination Style
The CAMS Examination contains 120 multiple-choice questions based on core areas of essential AML expertise as identified and prioritized by the Job Task Study and Analysis. Candidates have 3 ½ hours to complete the examination and can choose to take it in English, Spanish or Arabic.
Examination Passing Score
The passing score is 75 %
Examination & Results Dates
You can sit for the CAMS exam on any business day and since our Exam is now offered in a convenient computer-based format, you will receive your score as soon as you complete the exam.
Examination Mode Computer-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Banking and Finance
  • Compliance
Professional Body The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)
Location of Incorporation United States