CIMA® is valid for life and the qualification never expires. Qualification holders simply require to maintain it well by attending the CIMA® Review Webinar 3rd year onward to continue their membership and permission to use the CIMA® designation. Attending the Review Webinar helps CIMA® qualification holders catch up with the latest buzz on regulations, trends, best-practices and emerging techniques critical for investment & management accountants to know to stay ahead of the curve in their profession. For the first 2 years after the date of award of CIMA® qualification, the holders need to take no action, and the charges are covered in the fee paid at the time of registration. Maintenance fee 3rd year onward is covered in the annual membership fee of US$ 150 every year (or a one-time US$ 650 for life).