NACHA Accreditation Programs

When you continue your education as a payments professional, you’re increasing your marketability, benefiting your employer and more effectively managing ACH Network use and enhancing its risk management profile across payment types.

NACHA's educational offerings range from distance learning courses to publications to conferences, and two accreditation programs. Read on to learn more about the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) and the Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) credential programs.


Celebrate National AAP & APRP Recognition Day on Feb. 12, 2019

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Individuals with a comprehensive knowledge of all areas of ACH, a deep understanding of and experience in one or more specific ACH subjects and a broad knowledge of concepts that relate to the payments system as a whole.

How to Become AAP Accredited
Maintaining Your AAP Accreditation
AAP Exam Registration Fees & Key Dates
Accreditation FAQs

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Individuals with a comprehensive knowledge of risk management strategies, concepts and mitigation techniques within the payments ecosystem.  

How to Become APRP Accredited
Maintaining Your APRP Accreditation
APRP Exam Registration Fees & Key Dates
Accreditation FAQs

Learn More    Register Now

 

National AAP & APRP Day - Feb. 12, 2019

NACHA partners with the Regional Payments Associations (RPA) to honor more than 4,500 AAPs and more than 200 APRPs as part of National AAP & APRP Recognition Day. Celebrated annually on the second Tuesday of February, National AAP & APRP Recognition Day highlights the importance of the accreditations, as well as celebrates the achievements and contributions of AAPs and APRPs nationwide. NACHA, the RPAs and over 1,700 organizations celebrate National AAP & APRP Recognition Day in unique ways across the country.

Contact Us

Please contact us at accreditation@nacha.org if you have any questions or need additional information.