Recertification is necessary to verify continuing competence for maintaining AACE certification for an additional certification term. Certificants can choose re-examination or a 12-CEUs plan to recertify. Use the information on this page to guide you in your recertification process or contact certification staff at

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  • It is the certificantís responsibility to ensure recertification fees are paid and applications are submitted on time, including all required documentation.
  • All certifications not renewed by the expiration date will result in an expired status immediately, unless other arrangements have been made and approved by AACE Certification Staff
  • If you hold more than one AACE Certification,:
    • For Re-examination: You must re-examine for each certification your wish to maintain prior to the expiration date.
    • For CEUs Plan: You may submit one recertification application with 12 CEUs. The application and credits are applied to all active certifications, pending approval. Please review the Recertification by CEUs Application Example for a detailed description of each category and acceptable activity to ensure you can meet the criteria prior to submission.

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If you have any questions or need any assistance regarding recertification, please contact certification staff at or
304-296-8444 ext. 110