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Certified Financial Services Auditor

Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)

CFSA: Provide Focus on Your Journey

As the demand for top talent and acumen in the financial services industry rises, there is no better way to establish your credibility than with the Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA) designation. Earning your CFSA from The IIA can set you apart from peers.

Earning a professional credential from The IIA is the best way to demonstrate your commitment to advancing in this competitive niche and communicating your breadth of knowledge.

The CFSA is a valued specialty certification for audit professionals working in banking institutions, thrift/savings and loan organizations, credit unions, insurance companies, security and commodity services, holding and investment companies, credit agencies, financial services regulatory agencies, and other financial services organizations.

Six Steps to Certification

If you need help getting started, refer to the six steps to certification an internal auditor should review when making the decision to become certified in the profession.

Quick Links

Access CCMS and visit the Complete a Form section to begin the CFSA application process.

IMPORTANT! CCMS users go here to prepare for Single Sign On.

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Follow The IIA

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Candidates from the following countries must refer to their local IIA Institute web-site or contact their local representative for more information about local certification processes:


The information contained on this website pertains to all other countries.