Renew CFE Certification
Are you a Certified Franchise Executive looking to renew your CFE designation? Please follow the links below to access the CFE Recertification Application Form.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CFE RECERTIFICATION?
Certified Franchise Executives must recertify every 3 years (by the last day of your renewal month) in order to retain the CFE designation. Ex: if you were first certified on March 8, 2023, your first renewal would be due by March 31, 2026.
The requirements for recertification are as follows:
- Education credits - 20
- Participation credits - 20
- Total: 40 credits
HOW DO I VIEW MY CREDITS TOWARDS RECERTIFICATION?
The International Franchise Association is excited to announce the launch of IFA Academy, IFA’s new learning management system. IFA Academy is where you can monitor your CFE renewal progress, browse the online CFE course catalog, enroll in online courses and instantly receive CFE credits after course completion, and more!
Visit the IFA Academy information site at franchise.org/IFA-Academy to review video tutorials, FAQs, and a user guide.
HOW CAN I STAY INVOLVED ONCE I'VE EARNED MY CFE?
There are many ways to stay involved once you've earned your CFE designation.
- Follow CFE LinkedIn page
- Be sure to add your CFE credentials to your LinkedIn profile so you can connect with other CFEs
- Keep up to date with our current course calendar
- Volunteer to write a blog post, write an article for our newsletter or film a video testimonial of your CFE experience - contact email@example.com