Yes, active enrollment in the CDFM Program is required to sit for an exam.
You can enroll here or log on to your ASMC account and click on "CDFM Enrollment" on the left side of the screen.
You are not required to be an ASMC member in order to test; however, ASMC members enjoy benefits such as reduced CDFM textbook and enrollment fees (CDFM enrollment is required in order to test). More information on ASMC member benefits can be found on the ASMC website at here.
You can locate your CDFM enrollment expiration date by logging in to your ASMC account and clicking on “Update Profile”. Look at the “Enrollment Expires” field.
Only those who have enrolled in the CDFM Program are assigned a Candidate ID. After enrolled candidates purchase a CDFM exam on the ASMC website, they will receive an Authorization to Test email in 24-48 hours that includes their Candidate ID number.
First-time enrollment is $40 for members or $75 for non-members. Enrollment extensions are $75 for members or $85 for non-members.
Each CDFM enrollment--whether it is first-time enrollment or an extension--gives you 2 years of eligibility to test.
If you need more than 2 years to complete the certification process, you will need to extend your enrollment an additional 2 years.
A 2-year CDFM enrollment extension costs $75 for members or $85 for non-members.