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1277 Illumeo Courses meet the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) CPE program criteria.

Illumeo CPE courses have been developed according to NASBA and state requirements for CPAs for all 50 states. Contact the ACFE if you have any questions concerning their CPE requirements.

Your Illumeo CPE certificates and credits are managed through your certificate dashboard which is available when you are logged in to your account. Certificates can be downloaded as pdfs or you can email them to yourself at any time. All CPE credits earned through Illumeo will be available through this dashboard.

Illumeo is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

CFE CPE 101: What You Need to Know
What is CPE for CFE’s?

The anti-fraud industry is constantly evolving. Because of this, each year CFEs are required to obtain Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits to stay current with the latest developments in the field. Earning CPE credits illustrates the CFEs commitment to the profession and their commitment to be on the front lines of the fight against fraud.

CPE Requirements Overview
CFEs are required to:
  • Earn 20 hours of CPE per twelve month period.
  • At least 10 of these must relate directly to the detection and deterrence of fraud.
  • At least 2 hours of these must relate directly to ethics.
Types of CPE
CPE credits can be earned in a variety of ways. The ACFE offers multiple options for CPEs including self-study courses and live training events; however, CFEs are not required to complete Continuing Professional Education through the ACFE.

Acceptable Fields of Study
Fraud Examination, Accounting and Auditing, Law, and Specialized Knowledge and Applications generally qualify for CPE requirements. Other fields of study may also qualify if the subject is related to the practice of fraud examination or one of its related disciplines (law, accounting, criminology, and investigation methods) including Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes, Investigation Techniques, Fraud Prevention and Deterrence, Ethics-related.

Other acceptable fields of study the ACFE will accept for CPE credit as non-fraud and non-ethics-related CPE credit include: Accounting, Accounting (Governmental), Auditing, Auditing (Governmental), Administrative Practice, Social Environment of Business, Business Law, Business Management and Organization, Finance, Management Advisory Services, Marketing, Communications, Personal Development, Personnel/HR, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Production, Specialized Knowledge and Applications, Statistics.

NASBA – Sponsor Number: 109504

CPE credits are awarded based on a 50-minute hour, in accordance with the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Certification Credit will be provided for a course if the enrollee successfully passes the final test with a score of 70% or better within one year of enrolling for the course.

If you have any questions, please contact our customer success team at 408-400-3993, x109.