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Here you will find information to maintain your credentials through ISM’s recertification process. Because the certifications are dynamic credentials, ISM requires you to stay current with changes in the supply management field through continuous learning. Before applying for recertification, you will need to earn 60 hours of approved continuing education hours (CEHs) for both CPSM & CPSD, and 84 for C.P.M. and 42 for A.P.P.

ISM’s Recertification Process:

Before applying for recertification, you must follow these steps.

1. Earn CEHs
2. Prepare Your CEHs/Transcripts
3. Submit Your Application
ISM has several options, including some low-cost and free options to keep your certification current. It pays to be an ISM member and is the most efficient way to earn CEHs. Submit your CEHs/Transcripts by selecting the recertification option on the application page. You will need to submit your application for recertification no earlier than 120 days prior to the expiration date on your current certificate. Members receive a discounted rate on their recertification fee of $135 USD. The rate for non-members is $295 USD.
Explore CEH Options Download CEH Reporting Template Submit Your Recertification Application

Maintain the Credential You’ve Worked So Hard to Earn!

ISM offers many ways to maintain your supply management certification, including low-cost and free opportunities. Explore options for earning CEHs for CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M. or A.P.P. recertification.

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ISM’S Recertification Process

Are you having difficulty navigating the recertification process? If so, we are here to help. Contact us for assistance.