you have options!


Maintaining your AFAA certification demonstrates a commitment to excellence

and must be renewed every two years. You may also choose to Recertify for Life.

choose your path:

recertify for two years

$99
  • Maintain your professional standing in the fitness world
  • Stay connected with a world leader in group and personal fitness education and certification
  • Out-of-Pocket fee is only $99 every two years
RECERTIFY FOR 2 YEARS

PETITION FEES

COURSES NOT PRE-APPROVED FOR AFAA

CEUs MUST BE PETITIONED. $25

$25 PETITION FEE

recertify for life

$299
  • Maintain your professional standing in the fitness world
  • Stay connected with a world leader in group and personal fitness education and certification
  • One-time $299 renewal fee
  • 15% Discount on AFAA Specializations
  • 15% Discount on AFAA Live Workshops
  • Free Shipping on orders $100 or more
  • One Complimentary CEU Course
    (up to 3 CEUs per certification cycle*)
  • Free One-Year Subscription to American Fitness Magazine (U.S. addresses only)

*Recertify for Life will require your 15 units of continuing education and the submission of the renewal application every two years.

RECERTIFY FOR LIFE!

LATE FEES

IF YOU LET YOUR CERTIFICATION LAPSE PAST THE EXPIRATION DATE, LATE FEES WILL APPLY. $50

- 2-YEAR RENEWAL AND RECERTIFY FOR LIFE LATE FEE

TWO-YEAR RENEWAL PLUS LATE FEE, $149 RECERTIFY FOR LIFE PLUS LATE FEE, $349

Continue your fitness journey with confidence.


Earn at least 15 approved hours of continuing education during each

of your two-year certification renewal cycles.

At least 2 of these CEUs must be from AFAA courses. CEUs may be completed with

AFAA-approved providers. You may complete a petition application (click here to download the petition application) or CEU review and approval

of any non-preapproved coursework.

Keep your CPR/AED status current and skills up-to-date

HOW TO RECERTIFY:

Step 1: Complete the AFAA Renewal Application

(click here to download the Renewal Application)

Step 2: Make your payment by phone at 800-446-2322, Option 2 or online:

You can also make your payment online:

Step 3: Submit your documentation by mail. Please include:

  1. The AFAA Renewal Application (with proof of a name change if applicable.)
  2. A copy of the documents that validate your earned CEUs.
  3. A copy of the FRONT and BACK of your hands-on CPR/AED certificate.

MAIL ALL DOCUMENTATION TO:

AFAA Recertification

1750 E. Northrop Boulevard, Suite 200

Chandler, AZ 85286-1744

Payments and applications are processed separately. Payments are processed

immediately upon receipt. Please allow 30 days for processing.

Questions? Chat now with a program advisor.

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IF YOUR CERTIFICATE HAS LAPSED

Any AFAA certified professional whose Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Fitness Trainer certifications has lapsed for 180 days or more will need to repurchase and pass the certification exam again. Please contact an AFAA Program Advisor to discuss your options at 800-446-2322, Option 1.

* A late fee is required (per certification) for applications received 1-180 days after the certificate expiration date.