June 23, 2021
10 CBAP Certification facts you should know

10 CBAP Recertification Facts You Should Know

Did you get your CBAP certification a couple of years back? Are you looking to get yourself recertified on CBAP? Here are some 10 facts you must be aware of about CBAP recertification.

10 facts about CBAP recertification

  1. You don’t need to appear for an exam to get recertified.
  2. You need to earn 60 continuing development Units (CDUs) to be eligible for recertification.
  3. You must submit the proof of 60 CDUs before the expiry of your CBAP certification. The date is counted from the day you cleared the exam.
  4. You will be put in suspended status, if you don’t submit the 60 CDUs before the expiry date and the suspension status is for a period of 1 year.
  5. If you don’t submit the 60 CDUs, even within the suspended period, your certification will be revoked and you need to re-appear for the exam.
  6. If you are in suspended status and you submit the proof of 60 CDUs, your recertification will be accepted and the date will still remain the original one. That means, 3 years from the date of clearing your CBAP examination.
  7. 60 CDUs can be earned in different categories and there is a maximum limit to each category. You can see more details about these categories here CBAP recertification.
  8. The easiest way to earn 30 CDUs is through professional development which can be a self-paced CBAP program eligible for 30 hrs of CDUs. You can go through these courses at your own pace. Our CBAP on-demand course is an IIBA approved course.
  9. You can earn 15 CDUs through self-directed learning and you don’t need to join a course. You can study books, manuals or watch videos on you tube to claim 15 CDUs.
  10. The remaining 15 CDUs can be earned through your work experience. Every 1000 hours of business analysis work earns you 5 CDUs. It’s not difficult to have 3000 hours of BA work in 3 years. which makes you earn you 15 CDUs.


Point 8, 9 and 10 possibly are the most preferred way of earning 60 CDUs and getting certified.

Who are we?

Techcanvass is an IIBA Endorsed education provider and iSQI, Germany Authorized training center.

To know more visit our website CBAP recertification.

Our team has developed multiple CBAP learning videos for self-directed learning (15 CDUs). Some of them are publicly available on our YouTube channel.

Abhishek Srivastava

Abhishek Srivastava is a seasoned IT professional with diverse experience in Banking, Insurance, Utility and Education domains. Managing large accounts, Program management & Developing business solutions has been his forte.An NIT / IIM Kozhikode graduate, He founded Techcanvass (https://techcanvass.com) in 2013. With Techcanvass, He is pursuing his dream of creating an organization imparting quality education to IT professionals. He believes that learning is a lifelong journey and one must never stop learning.He also loves writing and sharing his knowledge. Some of his notable books are ERP to E2RP, UML Modelling for Business Analysts, Business Analysts Practitioners Guide, Software Testing: A practical Approach. All these books are available on Amazon.

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