Certificate Requirements

In order to be certified as a Financial Risk Manager (FRMĀ®) and be able to use the FRM acronym after your name, the following is required:

  • A passing score on the FRM Examination.
  • Active Fellow membership in the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
  • A minimum of two years experience in the area of financial risk management or another related field including, but not limited to, trading, portfolio management, academic or industry research, economics, auditing, risk consulting, and/or risk technology.

Earning the right to use 'FRM' after your name demonstrates professionalism and dedication to the profession, thus having experience is important to assure the FRM designation maintains its status as the certification for financial risk professionals worldwide.

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