Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) designation

Join the more than 2,000 Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) designees who are leading their credit union through the industry's most challenging compliance issues. The CUCE designation was created by CUNA in an effort to help credit union compliance professionals:

  • Truly understand the regulations and their implications
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest compliance regulations
  • Gain the confidence and information needed to tackle compliance issues
  • Stay connected with the world of compliance to learn about resources and gain the knowledge to keep the credit union compliant
  • Get recognized as experts in their field

The CUCE certification and recertification can be earned by completing one of the following training options and successfully completing proctored exams within the required timeframe.

  1. Certification: Earn the CUCE designation by attending the CUNA Regulatory Compliance Introduction School or CUNA Regulatory Compliance Introduction eSchool and successfully passing the exams. Upon completion of your CUCE designation, make sure to stay certified by renewing your designation every three years.
  2. Recertification: To maintain the CUCE designation, recertification is required every three years. Attend the CUNA Regulatory Compliance Update School and successfully pass the recertification exam.

Education Credits

  • The CUCE designation has been accepted by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) for the Certified Internal AuditorĀ® (CIA) exam Part IV Professional Recognition Credit. The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international organization for internal auditors providing education and certification in the field of internal auditing. The CUCE designation has been accepted as Professional Recognition Credit for Part IV of their Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification exam. For more information on IIA visit their Web site at
  • American Council on Education (ACE) has approved the CUCE designation for a college credit recommendation. To determine if your college or university will accept these credits, request your ACE transcript and contact your college or university advisor.