Apply for Certification
Qualify for State Licenses
Certification Fee: $300
Certification is for a two-year period.
CRMR, CRIE, CSMI and CRSD certification fees are $200.
All certification fees include a non-refundable $100 processing fee.
Examination Fee: $100
All certification and examination fees must be paid prior to taking the examination.
Digital Certification Seal (Optional): $25
A high-resoltuion image featuring the ACAC certification logo, certificant's name and certification expiration date. May be resized as needed and pasted into reports, letterhead, websites, newsletters and all forms of marketing.
Re-certification Fee: $300
Re-certification is required every two years and requires documentation of continuing education.
CRMR, CRIE, CSMI and CRSD recertification fees are $200.
All re-certification fees include a non-refundable $100 processing fee.
Re-examination Fee: $100
For those who failed a previous examination.
Re-instatement Fee: $50
For those who fail to recertify before their certification's expiration date.
May be waived in cases of documented active military duty or medical issues.
Emeritus (Retired) Status: $50
Any certified individual who is at least 62 years of age may apply for emeritus status in their designation as long as he/she is no longer actively engaged in professional practice.
A photocopy of a current drivers’ license must accompany the request for Emeritus status.
Continuing education is not required.
Make checks payable to: The American Council for Accredited Certification PO Box 1000 Yarnell, AZ 85362
The CIEC and CMC programs are accredited
National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
18 ACAC programs are accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).
ACAC examinations are compliant with standards published by APA, AERA and NCME.
ACAC is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), formerly known as NOCA.