Connecticut Manager Licensing

Attention all Connecticut Managers:

On October 1, 2012, new legal requirements went into effect that regulate who may manage a community association. Managers registered in Connecticut for less than ten years must complete a nationally-recognized course in common interest community management and pass the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM) Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) examination, or a similar board approved examination. Upon registration with the state Department of Consumer Protections (DCP), applicants must also answer a question about whether they have ever been convicted of a felony, regardless of the jurisdiction. Those managers seeking to register for the first time must also submit to a state and national criminal background check before they can successfully receive their certification.

Community Associations Institute (CAI) M-100:  The Essentials of Community Association Management course is a prerequisite course that is available classroom style, on-line or home-study. Completing the M-100 is the easiest way to be eligible to sit for the CMCA examination and fulfill the state’s requirements. Click here for more information on CMCA examination.

What do I need to do and when do I have to register?

A: If you have been registered as a manager for more than ten years, you must complete the nationally recognized course on community association management; however, you are exempt from the examination requirements.

A: If you have been registered with the DCP as a manager for less than ten years, you will have two years, or until October 1, 2014, to complete the course and examination.

A: If you are registering for the first time after October 1, 2012, you will have one year to complete the course and examination.

If you have any questions, please contact CAI’s Government & Public Affairs Department (703.970.9220), the CAI Connecticut Chapter  (860-657-9035 or caictkmcclain@sbcglobal.net) or NBC-CAM (703.970.9300) at anytime.

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About CMCA ~ The Essential Credential

CAMICB is a more than 25 year old independent professional certification body responsible for developing and delivering the Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA) examination. CAMICB awards and maintains the CMCA credential, recognized worldwide as a benchmark of professionalism in the field of common interest community management. The CMCA examination tests the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform effectively as a professional community association manager. CMCA credential holders attest to full compliance with the CMCA Standards of Professional Conduct, committing to ethical and informed execution of the duties of a professional manager. The CMCA credentialing program carries dual accreditation. The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredits the CMCA program for meeting its U.S.-based standards for credentialing bodies. The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredits the CMCA program for meeting the stringent requirements of the ISO/IEC 17024 Standard, the international standards for certification bodies. The program's dual accreditation represents compliance with rigorous standards for developing, delivering, and maintaining a professional credentialing program. It underscores the strength and integrity of the CMCA credential. Privacy Policy: https://www.camicb.org/privacy-policy

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