Individual Certification (CRCP)2022-03-16T10:35:43-07:00

Certified Receivables Compliance Professional (CRCP)
~Individual Certification~

What is Individual Certification?

The Certified Receivables Compliance Professional (CRCP) designation is required for each certified business’s Chief Compliance Officer and a voluntary designation for others within the receivables industry.

  • Certification is granted to those individuals who complete industry-relevant continuing education on approved subject matter from RMAI and/or one of its Authorized Education Providers (listed below) and pass a criminal background screening conducted by the RMAI.
  • Education must come from live classroom settings or webinars.
  • Maintain the CRCP designation every two years to demonstrate to your employer, a future employer, or industry participants that you are committed to staying abreast of recent statutory and regulatory changes and are someone who takes compliance seriously.
  • CRCP for Chief Compliance Officer of a Certified Receivables Business (CRB) or Certified Receivables Vendor (CRV)
    • If seeking company certification, it is a requirement that at least one (1) individual obtain the CRCP designation to fulfill the Chief Compliance Officer duties outlined in the certification program (Standard A13 for CRB & Standard 101 for CRV).
    • If replacing a current Chief Compliance Officer of a Certified Company, it is a requirement that the replacement is already CRCP certified or, if not, obtains their CRCP designation within six (6) months of taking on the Chief Compliance Officer role (Article 5.5a of the Governance Document)

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Educational Requirements

Initial Certification Requirements

  • 24 education credits must be completed every two (2) years.
    • Non-Chief Compliance Officers
      • All education can be taken online or in person.
    • Chief Compliance Officers of a Certified Receivables Business (CRB) must earn:
      • A minimum of 12 credits from in-person attendance.
      • A maximum of 12 credits from online education/webinars.
  • 4 education credits must come from the Introductory Survey Course on Receivables Management.
    • Offered live at RMAI’s Annual Conference or as a pre-recorded webinar online.
  • 2 credits must come from Industry Ethics
    • Offered at all RMAI conferences or as a pre-recorded webinar online.
  • 1 credit on identifying and avoiding discriminatory collection practices (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) (required)
    • Offered live at RMAI’s Annual Conference, Executive Summit, or as a pre-recorded webinar online
  • Complete the application and submit with proof of completion of credits.

Pricing:
$250 + $100 Administration Fee (members)
$350 + $100 Administration Fee (non-members)

Renewal Certification Requirements

  • 24 education credits must be completed every two (2) years.
    • Non-Chief Compliance Officers
      • All education can be taken online or in person.
    • Chief Compliance Officers of a Certified Receivables Business (CRB) must earn:
      • A minimum of 12 credits from in-person attendance.
      • A maximum of 12 credits from online education/webinars.
    • 2 credits must come from Industry Ethics.
      • Offered at all RMAI conferences and online.
  • 1 credit on identifying and avoiding discriminatory collection practices (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) (required)
    • 1 credit offered live at RMAI’s conferences or selected recorded webinars online.
  • Complete the application and submit with proof of completion of credits.

Pricing:
$250 (members)
$350 (non-members)

Authorized Education Providers

RMAI seeks qualified companies, schools, and associations who wish to be an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Credits for the Receivables Management Certification Program.

Click here to download the application.

The following RMAI-Authorized Education Providers may grant continuing education credits for completion of in-person, live webinar, and online courses:

∗ RMAI may consider course work taken by a non-authorized provider in limited circumstances. A form to seek approval of credits received from a non-authorized provider can be obtained by clicking here

CRCP for Chief Compliance Officer of a Certified Company

If seeking company certification, it is a requirement that at least one (1) individual obtain the CRCP designation to fulfill the Chief Compliance Officer duties outlined in the certification program.

If replacing a current Chief Compliance Officer of a Certified Company, it is a requirement that the replacement is already CRCP certified or, if not, obtains their CRCP designation within six (6) months of taking on the Chief Compliance Officer role.

Contact Information

If you have a question or need further guidance on RMAI’s Receivables Management Certification Program, please contact RMAI at (916) 482-2462 or by email at cert@rmaintl.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most frequent questions we receive about our industry, our organization and the members we represent.

What is the RMAI Certification Program?2020-10-25T20:13:02-07:00

RMAI’s Receivables Management Certification Program offers professional designations to businesses and individuals operating and employed within the accounts receivables industry. RMAI launched the Certification Program in 2013 with a stated mission to “provide enhanced consumer protections through rigorous and uniform industry standards of best practice.” Often cited as the “gold standard” due to requirements that go above and beyond what is required by law, the program certifies collection agencies, debt buying companies, collection law firms, brokers, and vendors. Click here.

What is Receivables Management Association International (RMAI)?2020-10-25T20:10:21-07:00

Receivables Management Association International is the nonprofit trade association that represents more than 550 companies that support the purchase, sale, and collection of performing and nonperforming receivables on the secondary market. RMAI member companies include debt buyers , collection agencies, law firms, originating creditors, international members and industry-related product and service providers. RMAI provides its members with extensive networking, educational, and business development opportunities in asset classes that span numerous industries. The association publishes a bi-annual magazine and newsletter, provides educational and networking opportunities at major forums, events and conferences, represents the membership before federal and state agencies, and supports the industry where appropriate in appellate cases.

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