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CeMAP Professional and CeMAP Advanced Professional

Gain recognition for your up-to-date knowledge of the mortgage industry.

Over 115,500 students have now achieved our Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP).

Set yourself apart from the competition and gain recognition for your up-to-date industry knowledge with CeMAP Professional and CeMAP Advanced Professional.

Whether you advise every day or are just starting out in the industry, it’s vital to ensure that your skills and technical understanding of the subject are current and well-informed. Ongoing personal development is the key to this.

CeMAP Professional is for those who wish to demonstrate that they are willing to go beyond the requirements laid down by the regulator to achieve this aim.

Check CeMAP Professional credentials in our Professional Services CPD register.

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Key Information

  • Available to our members and non members.

  • Instant online acceptance (subject to eligibility).

  • Bespoke digital badge to display your achievement digitally in email signatures; websites and socials.

  • Your credentials will be stored in our online Professional Services CPD register confirming your status.

  • Access to continuing professional development (CPD) resources and up-to-date study materials.

Digital badge

CeMAP Advanced Professional digital badge

CeMAP Professional comes with an eye-catching digital badge, which you can use on your website and in other digital communications to highlight your achievements.

Wherever they see it, existing and prospective clients can click on your digital badge to reach a website listing the skills, knowledge and ethos that your CeMAP Professional status demonstrates.

What is CeMAP Professional?

CeMAP Professional is a status that you can display to your clients, employers and peers to confirm that you:

  • actively pursue personal development to ensure your knowledge of the mortgage industry is current

  • work in a professional and ethical manner

  • hold either CeMAP or the CeMAP Diploma.

We have two CeMAP Professional statuses. We’ll automatically award the highest status based on your CeMAP qualification.

CeMAP Professional

This is the status for you if you hold our CeMAP qualification.

CeMAP Advanced Professional

This status is for you if you've achieved the higher level CeMAP Diploma or DipMAP qualifications.

If you are working towards the higher CeMAP Diploma, please apply for CeMAP Professional and we’ll automatically upgrade this for you once you pass.


To be eligible for CeMAP Professional status you need to:

  • have held a CeMAP qualification for a minimum of 12 months

  • have completed at least 15 hours of mortgage related Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the past 12 months

  • have agreed to at least 15 hours of appropriate CPD to take place in the next 12 months

  • adhere to our Code of Ethics.

Check your eligibility and apply through your MyLIBF account.

Log into MyLIBF to check your eligibility

Continuing professional development (CPD)

To hold the CeMAP Professional status you must have completed 15 hours of CPD within the past year and committed to at least 15 hours of mortgage-related CPD each year to demonstrate that your industry knowledge is current.

Our CeMAP Professionals all have access to our course website which has a variety of CPD resources which fulfil the CeMAP Professional CPD requirements. You can also source your own CPD content.

Other suitable mortgage CPD activities include:

  • seminars and workshops

  • studying for a relevant qualification

  • webinars and podcasts

  • technical updates

  • internal training

  • e-learning.

Find out more about CPD


Member discounted rate

£35 a year

Non-member rate

£55 a year

For continued CeMAP Professional or CeMAP Advanced Professional status, fees are renewable after 12 months.


Check your eligibility and apply for CeMAP Professional or CeMAP Advanced Professional via your MyLIBF account.

For further information review our CeMAP Professional terms and conditions and our professional services policies.

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Certified Mortgage Adviser

Certified Mortgage Adviser (CMA) is a new status available – free of charge – to our members in the mortgage advice industry.

If you're a Member of LIBF (MLIBF) – and actively advising on mortgages or equity release – you’re eligible for Certified Mortgage Adviser status.

Find out more

Professional Services CPD Register

Check CeMAP Professional credentials in our Professional Services CPD register.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Contact us about your membership

If you have any questions about our membership, please contact our membership team by emailing membership@libf.ac.uk.