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FOA Certification Renewal 

All FOA Certification Renewals Are For 3 Years And Cost $100US

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Pay With A Credit Card Or PayPal

Online Renewal is available for those with current FOA certifications (CFOTs, CPCTs and CFOSs) or those whose certifications has expired within the last 12 months. Others should review FOA renewal policy, terms and conditions or contact the FOA by email ( if you have questions.

Note: You must know your FOA Certification Number and Expiration Date to renew online. Many people refer to their FOA Certification Number as their "CFOT number" or "member number" because they received their CFOT first.
If you need assistance, email the FOA at


All renewals are for 3 years and the fee is $100 US. One fee covers ALL certifications held under one FOA Certification Number.

Enter your  Name and Member/CFOT Certification Number in the field provided (mandatory)

Enter your Certification Expiration Date (mm-yy) in the field provided

Click on the "Pay Now" button to be directed to the FOA store on PayPal for payment.  You will have a choice of paying by PayPal or credit card.
FOA Certification Number
Expiration Date (MM/YY)
Questions? Contact FOA:

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email (preferred):

Telephone: 1-760-451-3655
Fax: 1-781-207-2421

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