To continue to enhance the value of the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential, improve the CFE Exam process and better serve you, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) switched to a new exam delivery platform and proctoring provider
on July 12, 2021. Learn more about this change below.
The CFE Exam is administered through Prometric’s exam delivery system. You have the option to take your exam in one of two ways:
Upon receiving approval from the ACFE, you must schedule your exam appointments directly through Prometric. You will have 60 days to complete all four sections of the exam. Changes made within 30 days of an exam appointment will be subject to additional
The ACFE is committed to improving member experience whenever possible. Our partnership with Prometric makes the CFE Exam more accessible to test takers and provides candidates with a smoother exam experience. Those who choose the remote proctoring option
have access to live onboarding support and are able to interact directly with their proctor. In addition, the delivery platform has more user-friendly features, such as the ability to highlight question text and strike out answer choices. Test takers
also have option to take the CFE Exam at any of Prometric’s testing centers located throughout the world, which offers an alternative for individuals who might have technological or logistical challenges with remote testing.
At the time of your appointment, you will be required to present a valid, government-issued ID (e.g., a driver’s license or passport).
If testing remotely, you will also need to have access to a:
Additional remote proctoring technical requirements include:
*The web camera can be external or built into a laptop, but you must be able to move it around to show a full room scan.
When your exam application has been approved, you may schedule your exams with Prometric. To schedule:
To learn more about Prometric’s platform and the testing options available, visit Prometric’s Frequently Asked Questions page.
For more information on Prometric’s ProProctor™ system, visit their ProProctor Candidate Information page.