NALMS Certification Application

Please read the following carefully:

The NALMS Certification Application includes the following sections:

  • Contact Information
  • College Education
  • Course Work
  • Continuing Education Units
  • Experience
  • Employment

Supplemental Materials

After submitting this form, you will receive a confirmation page that includes a link to upload your support documents. You must upload these documents as a single PDF file and the file must be no larger than 5 MB.

Certification Fee

The certification fee is $250. You may pay by check or use our online payment gateway. Please select the option you plan to use on the first page of this form. After submitting this form, the confirmation page will include a link to pay online if you choose.


Step 1 of 6 - Contact Information

  • Mark only one.
  • "I understand that NALMS membership is required to maintain my certified status. I attest that my membership is current. Furthermore, I understand that failing to keep my NALMS membership up to date will result in removal from the online roster of Certified Lake Managers and Professionals until I renew."
  • I have read and agree to abide by the Professional Certification Seal Terms of Use.
  • “As a candidate for recertification, I attest that the information provided in this application and all appended documents is complete, true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. If any portion of the information is found to be false, I understand that my application or certification will be revoked. Furthermore, as a CLM/CLP I will adhere to the highest standards of professional conduct, promote the dignity and wellbeing of the profession, and support the mission of NALMS.”
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  • I will pay my certification fee…