The Certificate in International Trade and Finance (CITF®), the Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS®), and the Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG).  CDCS® is currently examined in April each year, CSDG is examined in June each year, and CITF® is examined in October each year.  Each of the certificates are recognized by the international community, all three qualifications carry the endorsement of the International Chamber of Commerce, and are great credentials to have if you are a professional in the applicable professions.  It is recommended that you register early to get your study materials and ensure you have sufficient time to study and plan for the test.  The programs are self-study in English, with additional assistance available through the ifs University College You may also consult with ICC Georgia if you are interested in additional assistance with your studies. 

-CITF® is a professional qualification for trade, export and commodity finance executives who need to gain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of key procedures, practices and legislation in trade finance at an international level.  Brochure

-CDCS® is the international standard qualification for documentary credit specialists. Brochure

-CSDG is the specialist qualification for professionals that use demand guarantees in their everyday work.   Brochure

For more information on the certifications to include registration, fees, units, assessment, progression, and recertification, please see below:

For CITF please click on the following link: CITF
For CDCS please click on the following link: CDCS
For CSDG please click on the following link: CSDG

If you have any questions or need any assistance with registration, or the testing site and support for testing, please contact the ICC Georgia office at +(995 32) 298 81 76. 


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