Affiliation Stage – $175 for application (includes first year affiliation fees & discount on ACFI Fraud Manual)
Examination Stage – $150 for ACFI Fraud Manual (includes examination fee)
Certification Stage – $100 for application
I bought the ACFI Fraud Manual through my college and was provided with a download key. I registered to download the manual at https://www.acfi.ca/fraud‐manual. It has been more than 24 hours and I have not yet received instructions on how to download the ACFI Fraud Manual. What should I do?
Please send an email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to resolve this issue.
I require confirmation of my membership for a specific period of time for a due diligence. Can you provide it?
Please contact email@example.com with the specifics of the confirmation you require.
Education may come in many forms. It is not necessary to have a post-secondary degree. Certification eligibility is based on the overall sum of a number factors. Please refer to the checklist which is included in the Long Form of the Application for Affiliation. You will note that there is no minimum requirement for formal education.
Send a email to firstname.lastname@example.org describing the problem you are having and you will receive a response with 24 hours.
The reliability of Certified Forensic Investigator (CFI) certification is based on education, experience and examination. There are no other certifications/designations that provide a 100% overlap with the ACFI body of knowledge. Therefore, no, there are no examination waivers.
Absolutely. A number of our member choose not be be listed in the directory, for operational and security reasons.
In order to post a career opportunity, forward a copy of the position description to email@example.com along with a short paragraph describing the position. An admin fee of $100 will be assessed for non-members.
The Association provides Continuing Professional Development for its members. However, it not a course in the traditional sense.
The Association offers a certification program which assesses the qualifications of applicants (Canadian and International) as a Certified Forensic Investigator (CFI) or a Certified Forensic Technician (CFT) as a means of recognizing true professionals in the field of forensic investigation.
In order to receive the CFI certification, an applicant meet the necessary education and experience requirements and successfully complete a certification exam and a personal and professional background check. This involves following a three stage process. Please refer to the following link: Join the ACFI
In order to receive the CFT certification, the applicant must have completed an approved post secondary program and successfully complete the certification exam and a personal & professional background check. Currently, there are only two such programs. Please refer to the following links: Academic Programs & Courses
I purchased a ACFI Fraud Manual through my school bookstore and received a download key. How do I download my copy?
I purchased a ACFI Fraud Manual through my school bookstore and received a download key. How do I get my copy of the Manual?
Go to https://www.acfi.ca/fraud‐manual. Register by entering a username:
use your lastname-initial ie jones-j
Also enter your first and last name, city and province, post secondary institution and download key.
Once registered, your information will be reviewed and an email will be sent indicating that your download key has been activated.
I have tried to reset my pw twice, it says successful but when I try to input the new pw, it says it is invalid.
If you enter and invalid password more than three times, you will be locked out for five minutes.
Your password must be at least 8 characters with at least one capital and one number.
Once logged in, you can choose a new password by:
- Tapping on your name which takes you to your profile
- Tapping on the gear and select My Account
- Tapping on the star which lets you change the password
If you still encounter difficulties, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will reset the password and provide you with a temporary password.
In the login section, tap on your name. Select the “gear” box and then “My Account”