Application Steps to Certification

The following outlines the steps involved in certification from the initial application to the certification decision.

For a detailed step-by-step process, please refer to the BTM Certification Guide (PDF) p. 15-20.

Apply through our online application process

The online application process allows you to document your education and experience against the BTM Certification standards. You must first be a registered member (membership is free) to create your online application.

*After registering for membership you will need to return to this page to initiate your Certification Application, as you will need a username and password to access the application forms. 

What to expect during your Online Application:

  • You will login to our site with your member username and password and access your "My Certification" tab.
  • In "My Certification" tab, you will process payment which will then direct you to the application platform, where you will proceed to fill in your Certification Application 

Please have the following information on hand to complete your application:

  • Current Employment
  • Educational Background
  • 3 Peer References names and contact information


Once you have submitted your application, you will be emailed a confirmation.

A Background Validation will be undertaken and you will be contacted with the results within 5 business days.

A Board Assessment (For Professional and Executive Class Only) - a short interview will be conducted where you will present yourself to the BTM Forum Certification Council.

The BTM Certification Council will review all elements of your application and provide final ratification. 

Upon successful completion of your certification application, you will be notified by email and presented with a digital certification badge.

If you are unsuccessful in your application for certification and would like to appeal it, please contact the Registrar for further information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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