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As of April 1, 2017, the fees for taking the certification exam are as follows:
Application Fee (non-refundable): $250
Examination Fee (refunded up to 90 days from application): $600
Examination Retake Fee*: $100 Application Fee + $200 Examination Fee
* There is a reduced examination fee available to returning candidates for 18 months from the original or last unsuccessful examination attempt. You must wait a minimum of two (2) weeks between exam attempts. A new application form and all applicable fees must be submitted each time re-examination is requested and you must meet all eligibility requirements in effect at the time of the application.
The total credentialing fee for the first-time candidates is $850 and $300 for candidates retaking the examination after an unsuccessful attempt.
If applying online, payment must be made at the time of application by major credit card. No other forms of payment shall be accepted for online applications. Payments may be made by money order, certified check or personal check, must accompany your application when mailed. Payment should be made payable to "ICCIFP" and mailed to: ICCIFP Registrar, 100 Village Boulevard, Suite 200, Princeton, NJ 08540. Failure to submit the fees in the required form will result in the rejection of your application.
The application fee of $250 for first-time candidates and $100 for returning candidates is non-refundable. If, upon review of your application, the ICCIFP determines that you fail to meet the eligibility requirements in effect at the time of your application, the application form and any documentation submitted shall be returned to you along with a refunded payment amount equal to the examination fee.
Annual Recertification Fee (due annually by March 31st):
Effective January 10, 2017:
$200 for all CCIFPs
Annual Recertification Fees paid after the March 31 deadline are subject to a $25 late payment assessment.