International Foundation for Protection Officers Recertification Program

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) Recertification Program is designed tosustain the highest standardsofethical and professional practicesamong protection officers, security supervisors and instructors. This voluntary certification process is based on standards that measure competency in the practice of security officers. We encourage all IFPO-certified individuals to seek recertification every two years.

The IFPO offers three convenient options for recertification. Just choose the option most applicable for you.

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3

 

OPTION 1 -- This option is for individuals who are re-certifying within the two year time frame and have met the necessary professional requirements on their own.

Please complete the Workbook (link below) and submit via postal mail, email or fax to the IFPO office along with the applicable Re-certification Fees.

Click here to pay recertification fee online. (Remember to mail application)

$40.00
+ S/H

OPTION 2 - This option is for individuals who are re-certifying within the two year time frame but have not met the necessary professional requirements.  Please select one of three training series below.

  • Series 1 -- Professional Development Series

  • Enroll into and complete 4 of the Professional Development Programs
  • Recertification Fee
Interviews Fire Safety Basics First Aid
Legal Concepts HAZMAT Emerging Threats

Pricing:  $27.00 each + $36 Recertification Fee = $144 Total

$108.00
$36.00
Total $144.00
+ S/H
Click here to pay recertification fee online. (Remember to mail application)

  • Series 2:   Completion of an IFPO Training Partners Program

Proof of completion of any courses from our training partners can be used to complete recertification requirements.  IFPO Training Providers pricing will vary. Contact them directly for additional details.
Independent Security Advisors, Dignitary Security Specialists
(Discount to IFPO members)
Programs offered by the Executive Protection Institute
( 5% Discount to IFPO members)
 
Calibre Training Seminars
(10% Discount on open seminars)
International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection
(Discount to IFPO members)
Click here to pay recertification fee online. (Remember to mail application)

  • Series 3: Retake the CPO Final Challenge Examination (180 Questions)

This option is available one time only for the purpose of recertification.
Exam $108.00
Recertification Fee $36.00
Total $144.00

OPTION 3 - For individuals whose certification has expired.

Retake CPO Final Challenge Examination (180 questions).  Contact the IFPO office to determine and calculate the Re-certification Fees necessary.

Questions pertaining to expired certifications, please contact the IFPO office.