The Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants (ICFA) is a professional body for those committed to the development of the multidisciplinary profession of forensic accounting. We aim to promote and develop the profession of forensic accountancy to the public and to those people involved in providing forensic advice and guidance to their clients.
The Institute represents accounting professionals who work in the forensic arena. Our focus has always been on professional values and high ethical standards, plus the opportunity for study and career advancement in the field of forensic accounting.
The ICFA is a not-for-profit professional body for accounting professionals and we have has a growing global presence with members in over 18 countries. Our members are employed in all sectors of the economy and make a significant contribution to the efficiency of any business.
The Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants is a not-for-profit professional body chartered under Letters of Patent granted by the Federal Government of Canada. The Institute is also registered under the Laws of the State of Delaware, USA.
The CPFA designation is registered with the National Certification Commission, USA.
The ICFA Program
The Institute offers an educational program leading to the designation of Certified Professional Forensic Accountant - CPFAcct - issued to qualified graduates.
The Diploma in Forensic Accounting must be successfully complete in order to be awarded the Certified Professional Forensic Accountant - CPFAcct - designation. This program is delivered by our approved learning centre - Brentwood Open Learning College. The course is 100% online and has tutor support. Find out more about the CPFAcct course.