Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Whether you're an experienced anti-fraud professional or new to the field, we invite you to join. ICFA is open to all individuals of high moral character with the requisite professional interest in fraud examination.
You can apply directly online, download the application form through our website, or you may contact us.
You should receive your membership card and membership certificate within one month, and your first issue of the e-newsletter the month right after you applied for membership.
Yes. Simply note on your invoice that you are paying dues in advance.
You can update your contact information online by logging in with your username and password or you may also contact our member services team for assistance.
Yes. Membership with the ICFA is individual rather than organizational. Since your membership is personal, it is not transferable to someone else within your organization should you leave the profession or your current employer.
A Certified Forensic Accountant (CrFA®) is a professional who use a unique blend of education and experience to apply accounting, auditing, and investigative skills to uncover truth, form legal opinions, and assist in investigations. They represent the highest standards held by the ICFA and possess expertise in all aspects of the anti-fraud profession.
Qualifications for becoming a CrFA® include having high moral character and meeting minimum professional and academic requirements.
No. The Certified Forensic Accountant (CrFA®) is a unique credential with its own requirements and standards. Your other certifications will be counted as part of the qualifying points system but will not automatically make you a CrFA®.
The standards are set by the ICFA’s Board of Advisers, who are elected by CrFA® members and drawn from our most experienced members.
Yes. The CrFA® credential is acknowledged globally and preferred by employers. Becoming a CrFA® immediately sets you apart from the competition and launches you to the top of your profession.