Certified Community Health Worker (CCHW) Certificate Renewal Application Details

last revised 10/19/21 at 4:48 pm

Certified Community Health Worker (CCHW) Certificate Renewal Application

Maryland Certified Community Health Worker (CCHW) Renewal Application

The CCHW certificate is effective for 2 years from the date issued.  The Certified Community Health Worker (CHW) Certificate Renewal application shall be submitted 30 calendar days prior to the certificate expiration date.  The CCHW Renewal application may be submitted any time after receipt of the notice sent by Maryland OneStop 90 days prior to the certificate expiration date.  This application requires documentation of completion of 20 hours of a broad range of professional development activities that include a written explanation of acquired knowledge and/or skill application of duties

Certified CHWs may begin a Renewal Application by:

- Logging into their Maryland OneStop account

- Clicking on My Dashboard

- Scrolling to their CHW Record at the bottom of the page under My Licenses, Permits and Registrations

- Clicking on their certification number

- Clicking on the green Action button in the top right corner.

- Click on "Renew CHW Certification"

  • Thirty days prior to certificate expiration date.

    Due Date

  • Approval Time

  • -

    Completion Time

  • $0.00

    Application Fee

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  1. *Important* Visit the Maryland Department of Health Community Health Worker Certification website at https://pophealth.health.maryland.gov/Community-Health-Workers/Pages/CCHW-Certificate-Renewal.aspx , prior to beginning the application, for full application instructions, information, and to download the Professional Development Tracking Sheet.

  2. CCHWs may begin a Certificate Renewal Application at any time. The application is open so that you may enter information and upload your Professional Development Tracking Sheet(s).

  3. The Certificate Renewal Application and uploaded documents will remain in Draft mode until the application is submitted.

  4. Submit the Certificate Renewal Application with the required doucmentation 30 days prior to your certificate expiration date.

  5. The "Submit" button will appear, but will not be activated until 90 days before your CHW certificate expiration date.

  6. Certificate expiration dates are listed on the certificate and may be found on the CHW website at: https://pophealth.health.maryland.gov/Community-Health-Workers/Pages/Verify-A-Certificate.aspx

  7. For the best online application experience, please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari as your web browser. You may experience issues using Internet Explorer.


Form Issuer - Information

Who issues the Form?

Office of Population Health Improvement, Maryland Department of Health pophealth.health.maryland.gov/Community-Health-Workers/Pages/CCHW-Renewal.aspx

Contact Information

Kimberly Hiner and Tina Backe

Email: MDH.CHWApplications@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 767-5971 / Fax: (410) 333-7501

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