Advance Your Career With APICS Certifications

Whether you are starting out as an operations assistant, or you are a senior manufacturing expert with years of mechanical systems or vendor management experience, APICS will:

  • keep you up-to-date and industry-savvy on current news and events.
  • give you the leverage you need to advance your career.
  • enhance your operations and supply chain management skills.
  • make you a valued leader within your organization.

Already certified? You have worked hard to achieve your certifications. Keeping them up-to-date and active show your dedication to your career in operations and supply chain management and, helps boost your standing within your organization and the industry.

Did you know that at age 62, your certification becomes permanent?!

How do I request lifetime certification?

Lifetime certification is available to individuals who are at least 62 years of age and have current (non-suspended) certifications. Individuals with suspended or expired certifications must bring their certifications current before applying for lifetime certification. To request lifetime certification, submit your request to the APICS Certification department in writing along with a copy of a government-issued ID which confirms your age (drivers license, passport, etc). Requests can be mailed to APICS HQ (Attn: Lifetime Certification), faxed to +1 773 639-3171, or emailed to