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Professional Certification Program for Biorisk Management

[Certification Program]

The IFBA offers 6 different professional certifications: Biorisk Management; Biological Waste Management; Biocontainment Facility Design, Operations & Maintenance; Biosecurity: Biosafety Cabinet Selection, Installation, & Safe Use; and Biological Risk Assessment


The Certification Program for Biorisk Management is an internationally-recognized professional certification for biorisk and biosafety. Candidates receive the Certification once they have passed the qualifying exams and Certifications must be renewed every 5 years to ensure continued competence. The initial exams cost $200 USD and the recertification fee is $150 USD, although there are discounted prices ($100 USD and $70 USD respectively) for qualifying professionals from resource-limited countries. The content outline for each exam is available online, free of cost, and covers the domains, tasks, and knowledge that will be tested on the exam. The online Biorisk Management exam is offered in English, French, Turkish & Arabic and the paper-based exams are offered in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Russian & Vietnamese.