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Board Certified Fiduciary (BCF)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization
Issuing Organization Center for Board Certified Fiduciaries
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidates must have industry experience and participate in a pre-registration interview to determine eligibility.

Designation Training Requirements

Candidates must complete the following coursework, available through in-person, virtual or blended instruction, followed by a peer review:

  • 15 hours of instruction for the Certificate in Fiduciary Leadership and
  • 20 hours of instruction for the Certificate of Applied Fiduciary Practices.
Designation Exam Type

Two closed book, proctored final exams

Continuing Education Requirements


Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

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Investor Complaint Process

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Published List of Disciplined Designees