ICC Bangladesh are pleased to announce that the Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS®) & Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG®) Examinations by The London Institute of Banking & Finance, UK and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Paris, conducted worldwide including Bangladesh,  from now on will be held on-line in view of the ongoing pandemic lockdown. It may be mentioned that all LIBF trade and transaction banking qualifications are self-study and can be studied online. 

Registration is now open all year round and candidates have to appear at the Examination within 12 months from the date of Registration. A multiple-choice exam assessment is available at any Pearson Vue test centres available in Bangladesh as well as globally.  

The Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS) is recognized worldwide as a benchmark of competence in documentary credits. CDCS enhances the understanding of the complex issues associated with documentary credit practice. 

The Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG) deepens the understanding of the industry rules and the challenges around demand guarantees and standby letters of credit. CSDG is aimed at all trade finance professionals involved in the demand guarantee business. 

The mentioned courses have been developed in partnership by The London Institute of Banking & Financeand the International Financial Services Association now known as BAFT-IFSA supported by bba –The voice of banking & financial services. The courses endorsed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) were designed in consultation with industry experts to ensure that the qualification reflects best practice.  You will be happy to note that ICC Bangladesh has been arranging these Examinations in Bangladesh since 2008.

The Registration fee for new candidate for each Examination is Tk.75,000.00 (Seventy five thousand) only and Tk. 46,000.00 (Forty six thousand) only for re-sit candidates. Registration Forms of intending candidates may please be send to The Secretary General, ICC Bangladesh along with registration fee in favour of International Chamber of Commerce – Bangladesh thru’ pay order / bank draft.

The last date for submission of current Registration to ICC Bangladesh Secretariat is, Thursday, 16 September 2021. The interested candidates may also contact ICC Bangladesh for any further information, they require.

We hope, your Bank will avail of this opportunity by encouraging professionals to appear at CDCS & CSDG Examination and thereby increasing the efficiency of both the Bank and the officials dealing with international trade finance.