Certification and General Requirements:

The general requirement for earning the certification of the Institute is a minimum of Bachelor’s degree/Higher National Diploma from recognised and accredited Institutions.

Where sitting for the examination of the Institute applies, the pass grade shall be a minimum of seventy (75) percent. Note that resit attracts another examination fee.

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Designate Compliance Professional – DCP

A candidate shall qualify for the award of the Designate Compliance Professional of Compliance Institute, Nigeria and shall be free to use the designation “DCP” (i.e. Designate Compliance Professional) if:

  • Such candidate is without compliance experience or less than 5 years cognate experience in the field of compliance but has passed the required examination of the institute.
  • Designates are required to earn at least 20 MCPE points per annum to maintain their professional qualification annually.

Associate Compliance Institute, Nigeria – ACIN

A candidate shall qualify for the award of the Associate of the Compliance Institute, Nigeria, and shall be free to use the designation “ACIN” (i.e. Associate of the Compliance Institute, Nigeria) if such candidate is:

  • A candidate with minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 years cognate experience in the field of compliance gained from Financial Institutions, Designated Non-Financial Institutions or any other sector where compliance is practiced and/or functioning as a compliance officer in his/her organization.
  • Candidates who has passed the required ACIN examination of the Institute in addition to condition stated in bullet point (1) above.
  • Candidate with recognized professional qualifications such as CAMS, CFE, ICA, etc and DCP certification in addition to condition stated in bullet point (1) above.
  • Candidates who applied to the Board of the Institute for the conferment of the Associate status in addition to the conditions bullet point (3) above.
  • Associates are required to earn at least 20 MCPE points per annum to maintain their professional qualification annually.
Mandatory Continued Professional Education (MCPE)