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Useful Information

IAI Certification Program
Operations Manual

Application Fees

Overview of Steps — New Application

Overview of Steps — Renew Application

Each program consists of a rigorous educational process, a certification procedure, and re-certification requirements. Each is administered by a certification board comprised of experts in the discipline. All programs operate under a written set of procedures approved by the IAI's Board of Directors to ensure compliance with broad IAI goals and policies.

Certification Boards

Click on each certification type to learn more about that particular certification

Bloodstain Pattern Analyst Certification

Conference Notice

Certification Testing dates
for Minneapolis Conference are:

  • Crime Scene, August 12, 2014
  • Footwear, Forensic Photography,
    Forensic Video, August 13, 2014
  • Bloodstain, Latent Print, and Ten Print
    August 14, 2014

You must have been pre-approved for testing.
For further information contact the appropriate
Certification Board Secretary.

Crime Scene Certification

Footwear Certification

Forensic Art Certification

Forensic Photography Certification

Forensic Video Certification

Latent Print Certification

Tenprint Fingerprint Certification

Special Notice

The International Association of Identification (IAI) has implemented an eCert online application process in support of its strategic worldwide plan to improve the submission and tracking of forensic certifications.

What this means to you:

  • Easy Registration Process
  • Easy Online Application Process
  • Ability to Attach Documents Electronically
  • Ability to Save Incomplete Applications
  • Ability to Track Your Application
  • Email Notifications

*Note: If you are using a computer provided by your employer there may be configurations in the securities that may interfere with system functionality (i.e., attaching documents). If you experience this problem, please contact your local IT department or use a personal computer.

The 90 day grace period for renewals has been eliminated. All future renewal applications must be submitted prior to the certification expiration date.