Renew Your Designation

NAAEI Designation renewals reminders are sent in November and both dues and Continuing Education Credits (CECs) should be submitted by January 1. A $50 reinstatement fee is added to all renewals received after April 1.

PLEASE NOTE - The W-9 used for your designation renewal has changed. Please obtain a copy of the updated version to use for the 2014 renewal and subsequent renewals.


2014 designation renewal requires the following steps:

  1. You will need your NAA User ID and password to pay dues and report Continuing Education Credits (CECs) Online. Your ID and password are on your invoice. Or find your ID and password.
  2. Report Continuing Education Credits (CECs) online.
  3. Review your profile and confirm your contact information.
  4. Pay your Renewal Dues Online.


Continuing Education Credits (CECs)


Renewal FAQs


I am a CAMT designate and I recieved an invoice. What is for?

This invoice is not for renewal of your CAMT designation. Since ANSI accredidation, the CAMT is a designation  does not need renewal and is good for life. The invoice is for the Apartment Institute for Maintenance Excellence (AIME) program.  AIME is an optional membership program available only to CAMT designates. As a member of AIME, you will be acknowledged as a leader in the field of Apartment Maintenance, and can prove that you are tuned in to the most up to date information on industry regulations and other changing standards. You will also have the opportunity to take advantage of maintenance training designed specifically for CAMT certificate holders.

What are the benefits to renewing my designation?

The full list of designate benefits.

I need a new certificate, how can I obtain one?

Please complete the Certificate Order Form.

How should I proceed with renewal if I have been deployed in the military?

Have your dues and CECs waived by submittin a Military Deployment Waiver.

I am retired or have been in the industry for 25 years, do I need to submit CECs?

If you are retired and inactive in the apartment industry or if you have 25 years of industry experience you can apply for emeritus status. Designates with emeritus status pay annual dues but are not required to submit CECs with renewal. Please send a copy of your resume to NAAEI to obtain emeritus status.

Do my courses count for CECs?

What happens if I don't renew my designation?

Designates who fail to submit renewal fees or sufficient CECs will become inactive in the NAA database and will not recieve units magazine. Designates who do not renew their designation are not permitted to use the designation acronym after their name. A $50 late fee is added to individuals who do not renew before March 31st.  After 5 years of inactive status designates will be dropped from NAAEI records and will to retake their designation exam.

I am behind on my renewal, what do I do now?

You can still bring your designation into good standing! Designates who are late competing their designation renewal can reinstate by submitting $50 for the reinstatement fee and then submitting all required dues payments and CECs.  If it has been more than one year, the designate should submit unpaid dues and continuing education for the years they did not submit as well as the $50 reinstaement fee.

Need CECs? You have a lot of online and in-class options!

Designates are charged for no more than 3 years of back dues and no more than 2 years of continuing education. Contact NAAEI for an invoice and update your contact information so you will recieve all renewal email and mail reminders.

Can I renew by mail or fax?
If you prefer to fax or mail your renewal or AIME invoice, return the completed 2014 CEC Reporting Form, the printed invoice and your payment to NAAEI:

NAAEI Center for Credentialing
P.O. Box 758712
Baltimore, MD 21275
Fax: 703-797-0660


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