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Vision & Mission



The vision of ICFA is to be the global leader in educating and certifying forensic accountants while its mission is to provide education and certification for forensic accountants so that members qualified to use the designation Certified Forensic

Accountant (CrFA®) are recognized internationally as trusted, professional forensic advisors.


Part of ICFA’s mission is to help detect business fraud and reduce its incidence and to assist the members in fraud detection and deterrence. To accomplish this mission, ICFA:

  • Provides bona fide qualifications for Certified Forensic Accountants through the administration of the CrFA® Examination
  • Sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education
  • Requires CrFAs to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics
  • Provides leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Forensic Accountants.

Read the Code of Ethics