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KYCS - Know Your Customer Specialist

Increase your chances for promotion or selection by banks and other Institutions by enhancing your knowledge with our Know Your Customer training.

The study guide of this valuable certificate gives you detailed practices and procedures for customer onboarding and identifying beneficial owners. It also helps you design effective internal procedures and KYC forms while illustrating how to solve KYC-related problems with comprehensive case studies.

Our KYC training also discusses KYC updates, E-KYC, national digital identity, and much more.

Program Price USD 499 covers:

One-year membership, access to the candidate portal where you can download the program study guide, undertake the practice questions, Schedule your online proctored exam. and E-Certificate and verifiable digital badge when you pass the assessment, GCI also offers one exam retake for free.

Enroll today to become a Certified Know Your Customer Specialist (KYCS).

Customers Identification and Verification 

  • What is KYC, CDD, and EDD?
  • Individuals 
  • Corporates
  • Charities and NGOs
  • Governmental bodies and Embassies 
  • Minors 
  • Other Arrangements 
  • How, When, and Why you should verify Customers' Information


Beneficial Owner

  • What does it mean to" Know Your Customer"?
  • What is a "Beneficial Owner" means? 
  • POA
  • Bank authorization
  • Authorized Signatories


The Smart Way To Obtain Customer's Information 

  • How to design smart and efficient KYC / E-KYC form
  • ٍCustomer Onboarding 
  • Account opening workflow and process of accepting the Customer
  • How to be smart in collecting data?


Keep Up with modern Developments and Technology 

  • Customer Onboarding and KYC
  • Online Customer Onboarding

  • Update of Data Electronically

  • Digital Identity and Standardized KYC


Customer Risk Rating

  • Why it's important?
  • How to do it effectively


Data Protection

  • Why it's important 
  • How to manage, monitor customer Information and changes
  • How to protect customer Data and GDBR?



  • What is required according to FATCA & CRS at the onboarding
  • Ask what's is needed only, don't go far.


And Much More


Customer Service, Account Opening,front liners and Back office staff in the following industries:

  • Banking Industry
  • Insurance and reinsurance Companies
  • Brokerage Firms
  • Leasing and Microfinance Companies
  • Lending Firms
  • Exchange Houses and Money Service Business


Workers in the supervisory authorities e.g:

  • Central Banks
  • Financial Sector Regulatory Authorities
  • Financial Intelligence Units FIUs
  • Tax Authorities
  • Related Ministries and government bodies


College-business graduates

  • Who are interested to work in the Banking and Finance Industry



  •  Exam Duration: 60 Minutes
  •  # of Questions: 50
  •  Type of Question: Multiple Choice
  •  Pass Mark: 75/100 (50% for each Chapter )


The result appears directly once you submit your answers

Digital Badge and an e-certificate will be issued instantly and sent to your email address. You can also ask GCI to send it to your employer at any time.


Candidates have two options to register in any of the GCI programs:

Option 1: Self-Study. Take the online proctored exams at home

GCI’s examination process is set to the highest standards. Our students gain access to our easy-to-navigate online portal, where they can download their certificate study guide (e-book) in their selected language. undertake the practice questions as much as needed.

Once the candidate is ready to sit the assessment, they can schedule their online proctored exam with a click of a button through their membership area and undertake the exam any time and anywhere. Our assessment platform is usually available 24/7.


Option 2: Instructor-led program by a GCI-accredited trainer or training centre.

GCI could arrange an instructor-led program for groups (10+ participants), whether virtually or in person (as available), by our faculty members and our accredited training centres around the globe.

Reach out to us today to see how we can advance your career / get your staff the practical training experience they are looking for.

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Turkish
  • French
  • (One Year’s Membership included)