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Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM®) Exam

CFM® Exam Offerings

ASFPM will conduct the national examination for professional certification as a floodplain manager during this conference. Exam takers may register to sit for the CFM Exam on either Monday or Friday:

  • MONDAY, May 1 from 4:00-7:00PM
  • FRIDAY, May 5 from 9:00AM-12:00 Noon

Application for CFM Exam

Information and the application are online. Go to www.floods.org and select the Certification menu. Persons interested in taking this examination must complete the application, pay the fee, and be pre-approved by ASFPM by April 14, 2017, in order to qualify. If you reside in one of the six nationally accredited states – Arkansas, Illinois, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Texas – you must contact them directly to apply for and arrange to take the exam.  Exam takers must register and pay separate fee from conference registration for the exam. Questions about the CFM Program should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Preparing for the CFM Exam

Please note, there is no CFM Exam Prep class. The best way to prepare for the CFM Exam is to review the materials on the CFM Exam Preparation Page. NOTE: Conference and/or workshop attendance is not designed to prepare exam takers to pass the exam. Exam takers should not expect to pass the CFM Exam without additional study. 


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Madison, WI 53719
Phone: 608-828-3000
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