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Revised Terms and Conditions of Certification Take Effect September 12, 2016

August 10, 2016

CFP Board’s Terms and Conditions of Certification and License (“Terms”) have been revised.  The revised Terms take effect on September 12, 2016.

The Terms set forth the contractual agreement between CFP Board and each individual CFP® professional. The revised Terms provide additional details concerning the requirements for certification and grant of license to use the CFP® certification marks. Beginning September 12, 2016, the revised Terms apply to all current and future CFP® professionals.  CFP Board encourages all CFP® professionals and candidates for CFP® certification to familiarize themselves with the revised Terms. 

The full text of the revised Terms, a redlined copy of the revised Terms, and an August 11, 2016, Notice to CFP® Professionals regarding the revised Terms are available at