IBF Certification is an industry endorsed mark of quality for finance professionals in Singapore.

Individuals who successfully complete an IBF accredited programme and meet the relevant criteria may apply for IBF Certification.

The IBF Certification is awarded to practitioners who have acquired the relevant core competencies required for jobs in their respective industry segments, and are expected to uphold values of professional excellence, integrity and commitment to the industry.

The IBF Standards cover 12 industry segments and offer a wide range of development roadmaps.

IBF Certification Levels

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Certification Benefits

Journey of Professional Excellence

As an IBF Certified Practitioner, you will be part of a growing community of over 4,000 financial professionals across 12 industry segments in the financial industry. 
With your IBF Certification, you will enjoy the following:
  • Industry recognition
  • IBF Learning Resources
  • Opportunities to network with fellow industry professionals and senior industry leaders
  • Discounted rates to IBF events


IBF Learning Resources

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Continue to acquire new skills and stay relevant with the IBF-STS and FTS Programmes. These programmes are also eligible for CPD hours. (Click here for more information on CPD requirements).

Below are a listing of selected IBF-STS and FTS programmes in the coming months.

For a full listing of all IBF-STS and FTS programmes, please refer to the IBF Programme Finder.


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MySkills Portfolio is a free online resource that individuals can use to plan and manage their learning. It also functions as a repository of skills and training records.

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Learn@IBF is a Micro-Learning App for finanical sector professionals to learn about Future-Enabled skills.

IBF Events

Enjoy discounted rates when you register for IBF events, where you will have the opportunity to network with fellow industry professionals and hear from experts on topics relevant to the financial sector in Singapore.

Engage with industry leaders who have been conferred the IBF Fellows or IBF Distinguished Fellows award at exclusive IBF platforms.