The International Compliance Association, the Florida International Bankers Association, or FIBA, and the Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, or ACAMS, offer anti-money laundering certification courses. The International Compliance Association offers courses ranging from introductory to expert levels. FIBA offers two courses, and ACAMS offers two levels.
The ACAMS Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist certification is offered for individuals with a qualified background, and the materials are cheaper for those in the public sector. After studying, students can take the exam at a testing center. The FIBA certification courses are available online or in the classroom. Certificate holders must take 20 hours of continuing education every two years to maintain validity.