Membership Types & Benefits

Want to fight fraud and corruption? Your first step is to join the ACFE.


Why You Should Become a Member of the ACFE

Gain the knowledge, skills and network you need to fight fraud by joining the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). As a member you will enjoy a full range of benefits, including: 

Career Growth

Get exclusive access to the ACFE Job Board and Career Center. These tools empower you to find and post job opportunities, and teach you how to leverage your anti-fraud knowledge to propel your career to new heights. 

Receive advice and mentorship through the ACFE Mentoring Program. All ACFE members are eligible to join as a mentee, while Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) serve as mentors to gain leadership skills and guide colleagues in their development. 

A Global Network of Colleagues

You can connect with ACFE members — including more than 60,000 CFEs — in nearly every country. ACFE membership allows you to network with and learn from your colleagues around the world. But don’t take our word for it: Meet some of our members and let them tell their stories. 

More Knowledge

Fraudsters never sleep, so neither do we. The ACFE continuously develops and provides the latest anti-fraud tools, trainings and resources to improve your skillset. When you join the ACFE, you’ll get immediate access to: 

  • Fraud Magazine®  Touted by ACFE members for its timely insights and innovative fraud examination techniques that you can use right now
  • Free member-only webinars that teach innovative approaches to fighting fraud and corruption
  • The Fraud Examiner bi-monthly newsletters to keep you up to date on news, industry insights, upcoming events training, and exclusive ACFE member benefits.
  • Self-paced, instructor-led and web-based training and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) — often at significant discounts. 

Member-Exclusive Savings

Anyone can purchase ACFE products or resources. But as an ACFE member, you will save an average of 20% on products and training events.


Explore all the benefits available to ACFE members. 


Four Types of Membership

Review each membership type below and choose one that’s perfect for you.
As always, if you have any questions about membership, please contact us.