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Credential Review Dates

The Certification Review Commission will conduct reviews during the following dates:

Due to the demands of COVID-19, certification candidates concerned about meeting a deadline in the AEM/CEM application/exam process should contact IAEM HQ at info@iaem.comWe recognize that your priority and focus is responding to the pandemic at this time, and IAEM Staff will provide a response and further details to each request received.

2021

Application Received By
11:59 PM Eastern

Application Will Be
Reviewed
During

Candidates Notified
Of Results During
The Week Of

Dec. 31, 2020

January 2021

Feb. 15, 2021

Feb. 28, 2021

March 2021

April 19, 2021

April 30, 2021

May 2021

June 21, 2021

June 30, 2021*

July 2021

Aug. 16, 2021

Aug. 31, 2021

September 2021

Oct. 18, 2021

October 31, 2021

November 2021

Dec. 20, 2021

2022

Application Received By
11:59 PM Eastern

Application Will Be
Reviewed
During

Candidates Notified
Of Results During
The Week Of

Dec. 31, 2021

January 2022

Feb. 21, 2022

Feb. 28, 2022

March 2022

April 18, 2022

April 30, 2022

May 2022

June 20, 2022

June 30, 2022

July 2022

Aug. 15, 2022

Aug. 31, 2022

September 2022

Oct. 17, 2022

October 31, 2022

November 2022

Dec. 19, 2022


Due to the demands of COVID-19, we recognize that candidates priority and focus as well as those on the Certification Commission is responding to the pandemic at this time. The application review months and notification dates for 2021 are estimates and may change based on COVID-19. Please check back for further updates, and we will remain in communication with you if there are additional delays. 

*Presentation of Diplomas

Candidates who want to be recognized and receive their diploma at the IAEM 2021 Annual Conference during the Awards Banquet on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, must:

  • Submit your initial application by June 30, 2021, and have it approved during the July review meeting;
  • Pass the exam, and have it processed by IAEM Headquarters by Sept. 17, 2021; and
  • Let IAEM Headquarters know you will be attending the awards banquet at the conference.

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