SWANA

SWANA strongly advocates lifelong learning as part of a member's personal and professional growth. Here is how to maintain certification.

Maintain Your Certification by:

  1. Obtaining 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) within the three year validity period of certification or retake the certification exam.
  2. Completing the Certification Renewal Application and return with the $250 fee* (you must pay the Renewal fee even if you take the exam)
  3. Submit your application and fee to certification@swana.org or fax 301-585-0297 or online by logging into your account.

You can also upgrade your certification level by completing and submitting the Upgrade Request Application.

If You Have Not Obtained the Required 30 CEUs Before Your Certification Expiration Date:

  1. Complete the Certification Extension Application and return with the $150 fee* no later than one month after the expiration date
  2. Obtain and submit the necessary CEUs to renew within the required extension period
  3. Submit your Certification Renewal Application and the $250 fee* to certification@swana.org or fax 301-585-0297 or check if you need to pay a fee.

If You Have Obtained the Required 30 CEUs, but Have Not Submitted the Renewal Form and Fee Before Your Expiration Date:

  1. Submit the CEUs if necessary
  2. Complete the Certification Reactivation/Late Application and return with the $250* renewal and $150* reactivation/late fees
  3. Submit your application and fees to certification@swana.org or fax 301-585-0297
  4. or pay online - Recertification Application - Reactivation / Late Fee


*Fees are subject to change without notice.