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Certified Financial Fiduciary (CFF)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization National Association of Certified Financial Fiduciaries
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidate must meet one of the following requirements:

  • 10 years of relevant work experience; or
  • 5 years of experience with a relevant bachelor’s or graduate degree


  • Complete the candidate applicant profile, disclosure questionnaire and pass a criminal background check
Designation Training Requirements

In-person training class

Designation Exam Type

Final designation exam (multiple choice, online, proctored)

Continuing Education Requirements

10 hours annually

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at CFF Directory 

Investor Complaint Process

Online at Complaint Procedure

Published List of Disciplined Designees