Renewal and BENEFITS

Renew Your Certification

Keeping an active Scrum Alliance certification is important to your Scrum and agile journey

Getting your certification was the first step of your agile journey. Renewing helps fuel our agile community and provides you with exclusive tools and resources, career opportunities, and a pathway to professional growth. 

Keeping your certification active connects you to a global network of agilists, allowing you to leverage the resources, community, coaching, and training you need to thrive.



Renew in Three Easy Steps


Earn SEU CreditS

Earning Scrum Education Units® (SEUs) will help you stay relevant (and competitive) in the market.


Renewal Fee

As a nonprofit, your renewal fee is reinvested back into the community.


Ready to Renew?

If you are within 6 months of your renewal date, you can renew.


Key Benefits of an Active Scrum Alliance Certification

We understand the barriers you face while practicing Scrum and agile in your workplace. Earning your Scrum Alliance certification is an essential step in your agile journey. Maintaining an active certification provides exclusive benefits that help you thrive.


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Powerful Business Agility tools

Renewing your certification ensures that you have continued access to exclusive and free tools that Scrum Alliance provides. Also, included is direct access to industry leading coaches and trainers.

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Scrum Alliance offers hundreds of learning opportunities and course options, from entry-level to rigorous professional-level certifications. Pursuing a higher-level certification can open career opportunities and the potential for a higher salary or promotion.

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Scrum Alliance is a 501(C)(6) nonprofit. A portion of your renewal fees helps us fuel community programs and User Groups all around the world! Since 2007, we’ve invested over $4,000,000 back into the community.


Renewal Requirements

Certification (Two-Year Term) SEUs Required Renewal Fee
Certified Agile Leadership (CAL-E, CAL-T, or CAL-O) 10 $50 
Foundational (CSM®, CSPO®, or CSD®) 20 $100
Advanced (A-CSM®, or A-CSPO®) 30 $175
Professional (CSP®-SM, CSP®-PO, CSP®, or CAL II) 40 $250

Notes About Multiple Certifications

1) You must submit the full amount of required SEUs for your highest-level certification. 
2) You will only be required to submit half the amount of required SEUs for each certification in a different track thereafter.
3) Renewal is only required for the highest-level certification that you hold; any lower level certifications will automatically be renewed.
4) You will only be required to pay a renewal fee once per certification-level, even if you hold multiple certifications on that level (CAL excluded).

For more information on SEUs please visit our SEU page.



Ready to Renew?

If you are within 6 months of your renewal date, you can renew today.

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