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Everything You Need to Know about Certification Maintenance

Your Diplomate profile will tell you everything you need to accomplish for that year, depending on which year your certificate expires. See below for the requirements for each year of the cycle, or click here to view the diagram.

2021 Annual Registration

Annual Registration Begins January 5, 2021
Annual Registration Closes March 31, 2021



It is the applicant’s responsibility to be aware and meet all deadlines.

Certification Maintenance 2020 MUST be completed by December 31, 2020 in order to pay 2021 Annual Registration beginning in January. Please complete all requirements for the year through your Diplomate profile, which will show you which portions of CM you still need to complete. 

Certification Maintenance 2021
Program begins January 5, 2021
Program ends December 31, 2021


CM Requirements Each Year

Use the chart below and this diagram to see which requirements you will be expected to complete in the 2021 year. 

Certificate Expiration Year CM Year (See Diagram)
2030 Year 1
2029 Year 2
2028 Year 3
2027 Year 4
2026 Year 5
2025 Year 6
2024 Year 7
2023 Year 8
2022 Year 9
2021 Year 10


Annual Registration Fees

Annual Registration - Paid Yearly