|CPE Requirements||20 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) every 12 months|
|License Renewal Period||Renew CPE compliance by the end of your anniversary month every year|
|CPE Reporting Cycle||Reporting Cycle is based on the anniversary month|
|Ethics Requirement||2 hours of Ethics|
|Carry Over Credits||If you have earned more than 20 hours of CPE in your previous reporting period, you may roll over up to 10 of these hours to meet your current CPE requirements. CPE earned before earning your CFE credential is not eligible for rollover. This includes any CPE earned from the CFE Exam Prep Course or the live CFE Exam Review Course.|
Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) are required to renew CPE compliance by the end of your anniversary month every year.
Here is a link to the ACFE website to access FAQs on CPE Requirement and Regulations for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Following are the qualifying subject areas:
If CPE credit does not fall within one of the subject areas listed above, it may be claimed as non-fraud and non-ethics-related credit:
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myCPE Package for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) meets all the CPE requirements of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
No, there are no minimum CPE requirements in a particular subject area.
Qualifying activities are:
CFE license holders are required to pay renewal fees to renew the Certified Fraud Examiner license.
A certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) can complete 100% of the total required CPE credits hours via self-study courses. i.e., a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) can complete all 20 hours via self-study courses from NASBA-approved CE sponsors as myCPE is approved by NASBA (Sponsor id 143597). Our CFE Packages are 100% compliant with that requirement.
Yes, the Short video (Nano learning) method is approved for the CPE requirements of the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). AICPA accepts NASBA-sponsored CPE.
If you have earned more than 20 hours of CPE in your previous reporting period, you may roll over up to 10 of these hours to meet your current CPE requirements. CPE earned prior to earning your CFE credential is not eligible for rollover. This includes any CPE earned from the CFE Exam Prep Course or the live CFE Exam Review Course.
Any member who is unable to demonstrate CPE compliance is subject to suspension. CFEs can apply for a CPE deadline extension via their account at ACFE.com or by contacting a Member Services Representative. Special circumstances preventing CFEs from complying may exempt them from their CPE requirements and are handled on a case by case basis. A written request must be sent to the ACFE citing special circumstances that make CPE compliance impossible. Any member who is found to have made a false certification may be subject to discipline including expulsion from the ACFE.
If the credential holder is newly credentialed, CPE does not need to be completed until the year following receipt of the credential.
Proof of CPE must be retained for three years. This includes supporting documents for the CPE credit you earn, such as CPE certificates.
CPE documentation must include:
The ACFE will not accept the following for CPE documentation:
CFEs are required to certify CPE compliance by the end of your anniversary month, which is the month your membership is renewed each year.
myCPE provides courses that are approved for continuing education credits by NASBA. Based on the guidelines issued by these boards regarding Continuing Education Requirements, we recommend the programs/ webinars to be suitable for NASBA specified in each webinar. However, it will be the responsibility of each attendee to ensure that they are eligible for the Continuing Education Credits based on their occupation/ job profile, knowledge requirements as well as guidelines laid down by their regulatory board before registering for the webinars.
CLICK HERE to view the ACFE website for CPE requirements for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
|National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)||143597|
|Internal Revenue Service (IRS)||GEHNZ|
|California Tax Education Council (CTEC)||6273|
|Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP)||8061|
|Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)||RP5359|
|Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||714694|
|American Payroll Association (APA)||372961|
|Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA)||010556|
|Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR)||158002756|
|New York State Board of Public Accountancy (NYSPA)||002976|
|Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)||Approved|
|Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA)||Approved|
|Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM)||Approved|
|Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)||Approved|
|Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)||Approved|
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