NALMCO is committed to helping you become the best in your profession. NALMCO certifications identify you as a leader within the industry and prove to customers that you’re the most qualified to do the job. Congratulations on taking your next step in your professional development.

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Before you begin, Sign In or Create Account at the top of the page. 

NOTE: Each Candidate sitting for an exam must register individually. Exam information and training manuals are sent to the individual taking the exam. Candidates may create an Account on by clicking “Create Account” at the top of the page. 

Enroll in a Certification program

Once you are signed in, you will see the certification programs at the bottom of this page. Click Enroll for the program you wish to pursue. 

Complete the requirements

Once enrolled, you can view the Requirements for the certification. Select an available requirement for details on how to complete it. 

ALL CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRE A FEE. You must click the Certification Fee link under Requirements to pay for the certification. 

The CLCP and CLMC require completion of an Application.

After completing a requirement, some allow you to record your completion and provide details about when and how you completed it. If the requirement requires approval, it will appear as earned after it is approved and credit will be granted. Completion of some other requirements may require association staff to record the completion.  

Click Print Transcript at any time to view a printable record of all the courses and requirements you have completed. 

Study materials and exam information

Once Candidates have enrolled in a program, paid the certification fee and completed an application (where applicable), Candidates will receive an email with links to online study materials and a secure URL to take their exam online. The email will include the required Username and Password needed to take the exam.

  • Candidates have 180 days from the date of enrollment to complete the CALT, CSLT or CLCP exam.
  • Candidates have 365 days from the date of enrollment to complete the CLMC exam.

Complete the program

For all exams, Candidates must score a 70% or higher. Upon passing the exam, a certification of completion and wallet card will be made available in your online profile; you may download and print these documents at any time. All certifications must be renewed every three years. Ensure you review the certification hours needed to renew your particular certification and enter your renewal hours online


How do I view requirements for a program?
Select a program name to view the requirements, the units required, and the time allowed to complete.

Why can't I select some requirements to view more details?
Some programs are set up so that requirements should be completed in order. You will be able to select future requirements when the currently available ones have been completed.

How do I indicate I completed a requirement?
Some requirements allow you to select "Record Completion" for the requirement, or for the specific offering that you completed, to enter your completion details. Other requirements may require that association staff record your completion. 

How do I complete a program?
Complete of all the necessary requirements, including obtaining approval if needed, and make sure that you have earned the minimum number of units.
If the program requires approval, it will appear as Earned after your completion has been approved.

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