ECoP® Certification from the World Leader in Export Compliance Training

Get Recognition for Your Export Compliance Expertise and Build Your Professional Credentials

The Export Compliance Training Institute, Inc. (ECTI) is renowned as the world leader in U.S. export compliance training programs. With ECTI’s export compliance seminars, you have always been able to document your participation in our courses — in addition, you can opt to take the Export Compliance Professional (ECoP®) certification test (or tests) at course completion to certify your mastery of the concepts.

The ECoP® Certification Program is designed for professionals who want to demonstrate their knowledge and expertise in export compliance regulations, specifically the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Benefits of ECoP® Certification:

  • Validate Your Expertise: ECoP® certification showcases your in-depth understanding of export compliance regulations, enhancing your credibility in the field.
  • Reduce Risk, Protect Your Company: Gain a strong foundation in export controls, empowering you to identify and mitigate potential risks for your organization. This not only minimizes legal and financial liabilities but also protects your company’s reputation.
  • Career Advancement: ECoP® certification can be a valuable asset on your resume, setting you apart from other candidates and potentially accelerating your career path.
  • Continuing Education: The program provides a framework for ongoing learning and staying current with evolving export control regulations. This allows you to confidently navigate complex situations and adapt to changing compliance landscapes.

Available Certifications:

ECoP® EAR (EAR Export Controls)
Certification Exam


ECoP® ITAR (ITAR Export Controls)
Certification Exam


Exam details:

  • Format: Application-style, open-book exam.
  • Resources: You can use your seminar manual, regulations, and any other helpful resources during the exam. However, collaboration with others is strictly prohibited.
  • Time Limit: You have 60 days to complete the exam after finishing the relevant course.
  • Number of Questions: Each exam (EAR and ITAR) consists of 50 multiple-choice questions.
  • Passing Score: The passing score for each exam is 85%.

Earning Your ECoP® Certification:

  • Complete a Qualifying Course: ECTI offers comprehensive live seminars and e-seminars for both EAR and ITAR regulations. These courses equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed on the exams.
  • Pass the Exam: Successfully complete the relevant ECoP® exam (EAR or ITAR) to achieve certification.
  • Maintain Your Certification: ECoP® certification requires ongoing professional development to stay updated with the latest regulations.

Ready to Get Started?

Visit the ECTI Academy website or contact ECTI using the form below for more information on enrolling in the ECoP® Certification Program and taking the next step in your export compliance career.


Certification is valid for a period of 2 years from certification date.

Certification is renewed based on the completion of 4 credits per ECoP® Certification (EAR or ITAR) prior to the certification expiration date.

Tuition for live seminars, e-Seminars or webinars taken for Certification Renewal is at a 20% discount off of regular tuition price. This discount cannot be combined with any other available discounts. 

Using Your ECoP® Certification:

Once you are ECoP® Certified, you may include the following on your business cards, in your business signature, and in other professional applications:

Export Compliance Professional – EAR (ECoP®)
Export Compliance Professional – ITAR (ECoP®)
Export Compliance Professional – EAR/ITAR (ECoP®)

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