This recertification option is available for those who wish to be recognized as distinguished contract managers, but are retired or soon to be retired from the Contract Management profession.

Retired Certification Status

The retired certification status allows individuals to continue to be recognized for achieving NCMA certification(s) after leaving the Contract Management profession or related fields. Retired certification status does not require the continuing professional education requirements of the active certifications, which may no longer provide value to a retired individual.

Individuals who are eligible to apply for the retired certification status must meet the following criteria:

  • Must hold an active CPCM, CFCM, and/or CCCM certification in good standing for at least 10 years
  • Must provide 60 CPE hours, AND
  • The individual must be, or soon to be, separated from the Contract Management profession or related fields

Next Steps

Start the retired certification status process today by clicking the below link associated with your certification.