If you do not recertify by your recertification deadline, your certification goes into Suspended status, your name is removed from the ASMC website, and a $50 late fee is applied. After 90 days in Suspended status, your certification goes Inactive.
If you are scheduled for a Pearson VUE exam, you can log into your Pearson VUE account (24/7) at www.pearsonvue.com/asmc or call Pearson VUE (888-572-2276, Mon-Fri 7am-7pm central) to cancel or reschedule your exam appointment with no penalty up to 4 business days before your appointment (not including the testing day). A $50 fee will [...]
I can tell that I’m not going to have enough time to finish my CPEs by my recertification deadline. Is there some way to buy a little more time to complete them?
A 90-day recertification extension is available for those who need additional time, but it must be requested BEFORE your recertification deadline. Request this extension by marking the "CDFM Extension" option on a CDFM Recertification Form and emailing the completed form to email@example.com.
Each exam costs $99 to the candidate, including retake exams.
Your suspended certification can be reactivated by logging on to to your ASMC account, paying the missed recertification fee plus a $50 late recertification fee, and sending proof of earning 80 CPEs since the start date of the lapsed certification cycle to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are enforced waiting periods for retaking the CDFM exams: 14 days for a first retake and 28 days for any additional retakes of the same module.
Your inactive certification can be reinstated once you submit proof of earning 80 CPEs since the start date of the lapsed certification cycle and pay one Recertification Fee plus a $100 Reactivation Fee. If events beyond your control, such as a deployment or a medical situation, interfered with your ability to recertify on time, some [...]
ASMC administers CDFM exams at the headquarters office in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Please write email@example.com or call (703) 549-0360 to request information and available testing dates.
Any course or training related to defense financial management or that assists you in your role as a defense financial manager can be used for CPEs in CDFM recertification. Any credits earned toward the DoD FM Certification Program during your CDFM certification cycle qualify for CDFM recertification. For more information, visit the CDFM Recertification Policy [...]
In order to set up a Special Arrangement computer-based exam or paper exam, contact the ASMC Certification Department at firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance.