Maintaining Certification The PCP and CPM certifications are the hallmarks of quality for payroll professionals, exemplifying your expertise, commitment to the profession, and capacity to perform at the next level. To maintain your certification, you must: Maintain your Membership with the Canadian Payroll Association through a Professional membership or the Organization membership of your employer (annual membership fees are required). Adhere to the Code of Professional Conduct. Meet the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements. Reinstatement If you have let your certification lapse, you may apply for reinstatement within three years following the withdrawal date. PCP Certification Reinstatement CPM Certification Reinstatement Take Charge of Your Career!