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ACE Application

To receive the ACE designation, applicants must fulfill the prerequisites, apply for certification, and pass the ACE exam.

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  • Demonstrate proof of having fulfilled the Industry Knowledge Requirement.
  • Possess at least one year of experience working with at least one of the ACORD Standards.

How to Apply

If you’ve fulfilled the prerequisites, first make sure you're registered on Then, email to request your free copy of the ACE Candidate Information Bulletin.

Read and fully familiarize yourself with all of the certification-related details and policies contained in the Candidate Information Bulletin. It details all of the required next steps for completing the ACE certification. 

You will find the ACE Application at the end of the Candidate Information Bulletin.​ Complete the ACE Application and email it to for consideration.​​​​​​​​ ​

To Keep in Mind


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Save on your application fee & training materials

Save money by selecting a bundled item, which includes both the ACE Application Fee and one-year access to your chosen training materials. Remember to select the ACORD History, Governance & Process training materials and download those for your studies, as well. View the Training Materials in our Marketplace.