CFF Credential Holders

Thank you for becoming a Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF ®) credential holder. Refer to this page to reference all that comes with your credential holder status and links to get started using important exclusive benefits.

As a CFF credential holder you also are a member of the Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) section and have access to all the benefits of membership. Get started browsing the FVS section below.

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Access to CFF tools, resources, aids and more.
  • CFF Marketing Toolkit — Includes information on how to market yourself and includes a press release, logos, brochure and presentation. Access the toolkit >>
  • CFF Mentor Program — Get matched with a mentor to help develop your skills. Learn more >> 
  • Find a CFF Directory — Get added to this directory where the public is able to search for an CFF in their state. Get started >>
  • CFF Champion Program — Help spread the word about the benefits of the CFF credential. Become a champion >>
  • CFF Logo — Download CFF logos for use in your correspondence to enhance your brand recognition as a certified expert in your field. Download logos >>
  • Technical Resources - Technical resources such as FVS Online Library, Daubert Tracker and Business Reference Guide. Browse Resources >>
  • FAQs - Frequently asked questions regarding the CFF credential. Browse FAQs >>

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Recertification is required annually. When you pay your credential dues, you are attesting to meeting the following requirements (and will be subject to potential audit):

  • Maintained membership in good standing in the AICPA.
  • Maintain a valid and unrevoked CPA permit, certificate, or license issued by a legally constituted state authority.
  • Completed 20 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) within the credential body of knowledge annually. CPD may include:
    • Structured learning activities - these activities include CPE approved by NASBA or a legally constituted state authority, or training from other professional bodies; or
    • Unstructured learning activities as outlined by the AICPA -  these activities may constitute up to 50% (10 hours annually) of a credential holder’s CPD to meet credential renewal requirements
  • Attested that if these requirements are not satisfied, the credential will be rescinded and the reinstatement requirements must be met to regain the credential.

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To be reinstated, please fill out the  CFF reinstatement application.

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