Application & Fees

Application

 



What are the CFS exam fees?

CFS Application Fee: IFT Member: $550 | Non-Member: $750

Exam Retest Fee: IFT Member: $200 | Non-Member: $300

Recertification Fee*: IFT Member: $300 | Non-Member: $425

*Recertification cycle occurs 5 years from the date of certification.

All fees are listed in U.S. dollars. These fees are non-refundable. In the event that your CFS application is declined, you will be refunded your application fee minus a $150 non-refundable processing fee. 

Pricing for members of CIFST and AIFST

Through a special arrangement, members of the Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and the Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology (AIFST) are eligible to apply for the CFS exam at the IFT member rate.  To take advantage of this preferential pricing, please use the following contacts:

CIFST: cifst@cifst.ca or visit http://www.cifst.ca/default.asp?ID=1330

AIFST: bronwyn@aifst.com.au or visit http://www.aifst.asn.au/certified-food-scientist-cfs-certification.htm

Not only does your CFS credential make it is easier to secure a job, once you have your credential, you become a part of a large community that spans around the world.

Dr. Hector A Iglesias CFS
Consultant, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dr. Hector A Iglesias CFS

Upcoming CFS Exams


February 13, 2017 – March 3, 2017
Deadline to Apply: January 23, 2017


May 1, 2017 – May 26, 2017
Deadline to Apply: April 10, 2017


August 10, 2017 – August 27, 2017
Deadline to Apply: July 20, 2017


October 16, 2017 – November 10, 2017
Deadline to Apply: September 25, 2017