Your RAC credential highlights your ongoing commitment to regulatory excellence. However, after you complete the exam, you must maintain your credential through continued education and professional development activities, and applying for recertification every three years. 

Deadlines and Requirements

The RAC recertification cycle begins 15 June for those who take the spring exam and 15 December for those who take the autumn exam. Recertification applications received more than a year late will not be processed and will require a retake of the examination.  Questions?  Refer to the Recertification FAQ.

A New Way to Complete Your Recertification

The RAC program is pleased to announce a new method for completing the recertification process.

RAC Holders looking to recertify their RAC can now do so via online application using their RAPS login. Follow the online instructions to complete the application.

RAC Online Recertification Steps

Benefits of Online Recertification:

  • Add credits as you earn them (36 credits must be earned within 3 years)
  • Less paperwork
  • No need for pdf scanning, or separate email process
  • Quicker confirmation of recertification status

This video walks you through the new recertification process:


Paper forms are linked below if needed but we encourage you to use the new online process above.

Maintaining Your RAC

Maintain your RAC by acquiring 36 hours of recertification credits every three years. Recertification is based upon participation in educational and professional activities, including:


RAC Recertification Guide