Thank you for your interest in the Certified Access Management Specialist® (CAMS) designation. To be eligible for certification, candidates must be members of Identity Management Institute® (IMI), pay the required fees, and complete this application to 1) demonstrate at least 40 qualifying points based on experience and training (must demonstrate at least 2 years of experience), and, 2) submit a written risk statement. If you are not currently an IMI member, please also submit a membership application.
Qualifying Point System
- Each active professional certification = 10 points
- One year of professional experience = 10 points
- One year of post high school education = 10 points
Critical Risk Domains (CRD)
The following are Critical Risk Domains (CRD) for the Certified Access Management Specialist program:
- Security Principles
- Access Controls
- Rights Management
- Access Control Matrix
- Logging and Monitoring
- Event Management
Upon receipt and pre-approval of your membership and/or CAMS application(s) by the certification committee, you will receive an online payment voucher for the appropriate membership and/or certification amount. This process is introduced to pre-approve applications prior to payments and avoid collection of credit card numbers on the application. Upon receipt of your payment, your certificate will be mailed.
If you prefer to pay by check, are part of a paid group, or have additional questions, please visit the contact page for our mailing address or to contact us.