Certified Federal Contract Manager

Contracting professionals who have education, training, knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and a minimum of 1 year of experience can apply for the CFCM certification.


Eligibility requirements:

  • A degree from a regionally accredited institution at the bachelor's level. Non-degreed candidates with at least 10 years of verifiable contract management experience may request a waiver.
  • One year of work experience in the contract management or related field.
  • A minimum of 80 hours of continuing professional education (see our Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Guide for details).
NCMA application fee: $150 Member Benefit Fee / $350 Regular Fee.

Exam provider fee: $125 per exam for United States and Canada. International test takers must pay $150 per exam. Reschedule requests made within 72 hours of an exam will result in a $100 (domestic) and $130 (international) fee.

If you have any questions regarding certification, please call 1-800-344-8096 or email us at