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Certified Receivables Compliance Professional (CRCP)

Applicants seeking the CRCP designation must complete continuing education on approved subject matter from RMA and/or one of its Authorized Education Providers (listed below). Education must come from live classroom settings or webinars.

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.

Educational Requirements

Initial Certification Requirements

  • 24 education credits must be completed every two (2) years.
    • A minimum of 8 credits must be taken in a live classroom setting.
    • A maximum of 16 credits can be earned via online webinars.
  • 4 education credits must come from Introductory Survey Course on Debt Buying.
    • Offered live at RMA’s Annual Conference or as a pre-recorded webinar online.
  • 2 credits must come from Industry Ethics.
    • Offered at all RMA conferences or as a pre-recorded webinar online.

Renewal Certification Requirements

  • 24 education credits must be completed every two (2) years.
    • A minimum of 8 credits must be taken in a live classroom setting.
    • A maximum of 16 credits can be earned via online webinars.
  • 4 education credits must come from RMA’s Current Issues in Debt Buying.
    • 2 credits offered live at RMA’s conferences or selected recorded webinars online (noted with an *).
  • 2 credits must come from Industry Ethics.
    • Offered at all RMA conferences and online.

Authorized Education Providers

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

∗ RMA 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. This form must be completed and included with your CRCP application.


Contact Information

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