The effort required to maintain your PMP is far less than the effort you made to earn it. Being recognized as a PMP ensures that your abilities are better compensated and rewarded. If you have the certification, you can open more doors for yourself. So why let it lapse?
PMP Credential Renewal Guidelines
In order to satisfy the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program and maintain an active certification status, you must:
- Earn and report the appropriate amount of professional development units (PDUs) during each three-year certification/CCR cycle
- Complete an Application for Certification Renewal
- Reaffirm PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and PMI Certification Application/Renewal Agreement
- Submit payment of the renewal fee