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CDMP Information

Earning your Certified Data Management Professional - CDMP™ certification is a significant achievement. This credential can help accelerate your career and demonstrate your qualifications to employers, clients, and peers. DAMA International has a 3-year cycle for their certification renewal process, which requires all certification holders to meet some simple requirements to keep their certification valid.  

The certification renewal program for all those who have obtained credentials since 2019 will start in 2023. 

The process will require the candidates to pass a new examination and a few other steps, including signing the new DAMA-I code of ethics. 

DAMA International believes in continuous improvement, especially for those who hold the globally respected CDMP certification. As a result, you must go through the CDMP certification renewal process every three years to remain a credential holder in good standing with DAMA International.

If you have questions, please contact cdmp@dama.org

About Certification

Professional certification is an indication of knowledge, skills and experience in a field.
DAMA International has constructed the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP™) designation.
This certification program gives data management professionals the opportunity to show professional growth that can enhance their personal and career development.

Find out more about certification levels and exam information.

About Exams

DAMA International offers Online Proctored CDMP Exams.

Find out about costs, exam types and how to enroll in exams.

CDMP Renewal

For members whose CDMP is due to be renewed in 2022,
DAMA International has extended the validity of your certificate for 1 year.

It is important that you make sure that your DAMA Central Membership is Active
beyond December 31st 2022, to take advantage of this offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to many of your questions and get support.

Submit Master Experience

Have you passed your Data Management Fundamentals and 2 specialist exams?
Get ready to be certified at the Master level.

Submit your experience.

Request an Exam Event

Are you planning to run a Data Management conference?

Do you want to hold an exam event?

Register your event to get support.