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Become a Certified Digital Bookkeeper (CDB)


What it is

Our certification process sets you apart as a modern bookkeeper, covering 11 specific topics such as principles, technology, ethics, and internal controls.

A Certified Digital Bookkeeper meets professional standards: passing exams, having at least one year of experience, adhering to the DBA Code of Ethics, maintaining insurance, and providing letters of recommendations.

Certified Digital Bookkeeper (CDB)

Download a CDB

A detailed packet on the “Certified Digital Bookkeeper” certification process

CDB Designation packet
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How it works

After completing the content, a practice test will be unlocked. The practice test can be taken as many times as needed to feel confident and prepared for the section exam.

* Exam fees not included in membership


Getting Certified

Upon successfully finishing the 11 knowledge sections, you'll be invited to schedule an online, proctored final exam. Achieve the Certified Digital Bookkeeper (CDB) designation by passing the cumulative final exam and meeting professional standards.

Your accomplishment contributes significantly to elevating the standards in the bookkeeping profession.

Certificate of Membership in the Digital Bookkeeper Association

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