When do you need to recertify?
- You need to recertify every three years.
- Recertification happens in June for everyone.
- When you're logged in, you can see the date that your certification expires. Just click on “My AFP”, then navigate to AFP Recertification
What's required to recertify?
- You need to earn 45 continuing education credits, then submit your recertification.
- These continuing education activities should be related to the current edition of the knowledge, skills and abilities found in the current Certified Corporate FP&A Professional test specifications.
- Activities don't have to be sponsored by or pre-approved by AFP.
- You should assess activities to be sure they qualify.
- Continuing education covers many categories and activities.
- Explore Continuing Education Options.
- You will need to document your continuing education activities for when you submit your recertification.
- One recertification credit is equivalent to 50 minutes of education.
- You should keep supporting documents for two years, as AFP conducts periodic audits.
- Learn more about calculating credits and documenting your attendance.
How do I file for recertification?
- Earn 45 recertification credits by June 30.
- Report your credits.
- Online (preferred) or on paper
- Deadline: August 15
- Late deadline (higher fee): October 15
- Learn more about reporting credits.
- Pay the recertification fee.
- Due when you report your credits.
- Reporting online: credit card
- Reporting by paper: check or credit card
- A new certificate will be sent in 6-8 weeks.
- Learn more about recertification fees and payment options.
- Need a little more time? Apply for an extension.
- Missed the deadline, or certification lapsed? Learn about revocation and reinstatement.
- Extenuating circumstances?
- Retiring from practice? Learn about retired status.