Step 3: Apply


After passing your ARM® Certification Exam, you’re ready to apply for your ARM certification.

International applicants must use a separate application

Download the ARM Checklist to track your progress


Complete your ARM application

Download and complete the official ARM application. Be sure to include your $160 non-refundable application fee*

*Application fee for existing members is $80.

Qualifying experience

The ARM application includes documentation to prove that you have at least 12 months of qualifying experience managing a residential or mixed-use portfolio of a minimum size.


In your ARM application, you’ll pledge to uphold the IREM Code of Professional Ethics. The Code helps ensure integrity and professionalism in real estate management.

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Fast Track options are available for ARM certification seekers meeting certain qualifications. Contact us to see if you qualify.

See if you qualify

Before moving to Step 4

  • Apply for the ARM
  • Pay $160 application fee

Proceed to Step 4: Graduate

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