The Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Institute offers professionals, regulators, law enforcement, undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to earn certifications in the field of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Countering the Financing of Proliferation (CFP) /  Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP). The Institute also conducts academic research and other activities for the purpose of advancing knowledge in the field of AML/CFT/CFP/FCP.

The AMLFC Institute partners with a network of universities promoting quality education and high standards of ethics. Its global certification scheme produces a wider pool of knowledgeable workers that is recognized internationally.

The AMLFC Institute’s curriculum delivers to the marketplace individuals with practical knowledge of the field, able to work for the private sector, regulators, enforcement agencies and governments with a geographical focus.

The certification courses are conducted over a 15-week period (can vary) with the final exam administered on the 16th week. Candidates can attend classes in person or online via zoom.

Candidates completing a professional certification and actively maintaining their membership to the AMLFC Institute will be authorized to use the respective designation.

The AMLFC Institute Certifications are recognized globally.

The Institute is working towards the creation of internship and job opportunities for its members. Interested businesses and organizations should contact the AMLFC Institute.


The Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Institute, LLC (the AMLFC Institute) founding partners are St. Thomas University, Inc. and ComplianceAid BSA AML Services, LLC. Both businesses are registered in the State of Florida, USA.

Renowned for leadership development in justice, science, business and ministry, St. Thomas University celebrated its 60th Anniversary. Its academic expansion now includes unique degrees in global entrepreneurship and international business, sports administration, intercultural human rights and undergraduate science research conducted in state-of-the-art laboratories. A small-class size, private university is the competitive advantage that allows students to reach their highest potential. More at http://www.stu.edu/

ComplianceAid BSA AML Services (ComplianceAid) is an international consulting firm specializing in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), Countering the Financing of Proliferation (CFP), Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP), Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Ethics, Cybersecurity, Cryptocurrency, FinTech, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Common Reporting Standard (CRS), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBR). The firm offers Advisory & Intelligence Services, Policies and Procedures, Risk Assessments, Audits, Training Programs and Solutions. Its clients are located in sixty-five (65) countries and territories located across the Americas, including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Their sizes range from Micro businesses to Fortune 500 Corporations and are active in over fifty-two (52) regulated industries. ComplianceAid services have also been retained by regulators, monitors (Financial Intelligence Units, Financial Service Commission, Securities Commissions, Casino Commissions), central banks, governments and legislatures to provide advisory services. More at https://complianceaid.pro/


The Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Institute is preparing qualified compliance professionals via education programs and research while advocating for a scheme supporting a thriving humanity.

The logo translate this mission.

An ellipse combined with the globe symbolize the vigilant eye of the people involved in the fight against Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing and Financial Crimes.

The globe represent the universality of our activities and the grid is the interconnection between our members and partners. The ellipse above the globe represent the flow of illegitimate funds from one jurisdiction to the other.

The font used for “AMLFC” is reminiscent of the type used on many currencies while “Institute” use a contemporary font to illustrate our advanced knowledge of the field.

The red color is used in many culture to indicate a prohibition. The institute assists it’s members via education programs and research to stop crimes. The gray color used represent the underworld the shady nature of illicit operations.