Certification Exam Registration

Certification Exam Registration

 Registering for a certification exam is a simple process. Scheduling a specific time is not necessary.

Certification Exam Fees

Current examination and retest fees for the CAFM/CAFS examination are as follows:
  • NAFA Member: $50.00 (per module)
  • Non-Member: $100.00 (per module)

*If your organization has a pre-existing pricing agreement, contact certification@nafa.org.
*There is no longer an exam sitting fee
*For more information on Member Benefits and savings, click here.


Before You can Take an Exam

If you have not yet enrolled in the CAFM or CAFS program, please do so at least 2-3 business days before you wish to register for an exam.

If you are enrolled in the CAFS program, you MUST respond to NAFA's email with your four selected disciplines before we can give you access to exams or materials. If you did not receive the email, contact certification@nafa.org.




Register to Take Certification Exam(s)

Start by logging in on the NAFA website at the top right of this page.

Once you are logged in, click the "Register for a Exam" button below, which will take you to NAFA's Learning Management System (LMS) and log you into your account automatically.

You will see a list of exams.

Click to purchase the exam and you will then be provided access to the purchased exam. 



Register for a Certification exam



What to Expect When Taking Certification Exams

When you are ready to start the exam, click the Start Exam button, and then review the Proctoring Acknowledgment. Each is a link provided in the LMS.

The following outlines the actions to take once in NAFA's Learning Management Platform (LMS) and the Computer Based Testing System(CBT).

More details on these steps along with what to expect when taking the exam can be found by clicking the button below for a detailed walkthrough of the new testing platform with screenshots.

  1. Browser Compatibility Check - Your computer will be checked automatically to ensure all technical requirements have been met
  2. Click the CHECK button next to Webcam Permission and be sure to click ALLOW to enable the proctor access to your webcam and microphone. If you have a webcam that is not built-in to your monitor, place it directly in front of you so that you are facing the webcam directly while taking an exam.
  3. Then click the CHECK button next to Webcam Brightness
  4. You will be prompted take a photo and show your ID
  5. Then enable screen sharing. You will see a popup window where you can select to show your entire screen. Choose your entire screen and click Share.
  6. You can then begin your exam.