Credentialing Excellence in Health Education

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Renewal/Recertification Fees

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Annual renewal fee: $55.00
Recertification fee: $55.00

  • CHES®/MCHES® who became certified in October must renew/recertify by September 30.
  • CHES®/MCHES® who became certified in April must renew/recertify by March 31.

Late Fees

Late fee: Up to 3 months late: $25.00 (renewal & late fee = $80)

Late status: CHES®/MCHES® who have not paid their annual renewal fees by the deadline of the current certification year are considered "late."

Reinstatement fee: More than 3 months late: $75 (renewal & late fee & reinstatement fee = $155)

Lapsed status: CHES®/MCHES® who have not paid their renewal or recertification fee within one year of the deadline are "lapsed." They are no longer considered CHES®/MCHES® and should not use the CHES® or MCHES® acronym with his/her name.

Additional Fees

Returned check fee: $25.00

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