Recertification Requirements for the Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator Exam (312-49)
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YoCHFI requires a $80/year maintenance fee
120 CPE required over 3 years.
Only IT security related events are qualified for ECE scheme such as IT seminars, reading IT security books, publishing a paper on IT Security related topics and anything that updates your knowledge on IT Security not only from EC-Council.
|Association/Organization Chapter Meeting (per Meeting)||1 credit per hour|
|Volunteering in public sector||1 credit per hour|
|Teach Upgrade||11 credits per day|
|Review Board||80 credits|
|Teach New||21 credits per day|
|Reading an Information Security Book/Article Review/Book Review/Case Study||5 credits|
|Presentation||3 credits per hour|
|Identify New Vulnerability||10 credits|
|Higher Education||15 credits per semester hour|
|Education Seminar/Conference/Event||1 credit per hour|
|Education Course||1 credit per hour|
|EC-Council Survey||20 credits|
|EC-Council Examination (ECE)||120 credits|
|Certification/ Examination||40 credits|
|Contribution to the exam development||40-100 credits|
|Authoring Book||100 credits|
|Author Tool||40 credits|
|Author Article/Book Chapter/White Paper||20 credits|
If you fail to meet the certification maintenance requirements within the 3-year time frame EC-Council will suspend your certification. Your certification will be suspended for a period of 1 year unless you earn the required 120 ECE credits to maintain/renew your certification. If you fail to meet certification maintenance requirements during the suspension period your certification will be revoked.
When to Earn ECE credits
ECE credits are earned on a per annul basis, between January 1 – December 31 of each calendar year. Certified members must register their ECE credits earned by 1 February of the following year to maintain their certification status.
For certified members who hold certifications that require continuing education, the annual membership fee is USD $80 for all certifications with prefix 212 ,312,412, 512 and all CAST certifications (with the exceptions of the C|CISO and LPT credentials).
Annual membership fees are payable in the member’s Aspen account, certificate area. You will see instructions on how you can pay here if your membership fee is due.