Application for CLE Credit

Important: For NFPA credential renewal (RP® or CRP™) You do not need to apply for approval by NFPA if your certificate bears approval from any of these organizations:

  • NFPA member associations
  • state bar associations
  • local bar associations
  • governmental agencies if you are a government employee
  • specialty bar associations
  • all courts
  • inns of court
  • NALA or AAPI (either sponsored by them or bearing their accreditation on the certificate of attendance)

NFPA automatically accepts CLE hours awarded by any of the above organizations.


NFPA members who hold an association-issued or state-issued credential such as Pa.C.P., NJCP, MCP, FRP, OSBA Certified Paralegal etc.: A discount is available to you! Sign in and visit the NFPA Member Benefits page in the Members Only menu to find a link to that version of this form!

To submit on-line, please fill in the following fields and select “Continue to Payment Processing”
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To submit via mail, fill in and print this form and send with supporting documents and payment to:

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Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Applicant Details

First name: (required)
Last name:
(as shown on credential)
Credentials held:
(e.g. Jane Doe, RP, CRP, Pa.C.P, NJCP)
Phone number: (required)
Preferred E-mail: (required)
Please note that CLE application responses are sent by e-mail - make sure we can reach you!
Mailing Address: (required)
City: (required)
State Abbreviation: (required)
Zip code: (required)
Applicant is an: PACE® Registered Paralegal (RP®) bundle rate $10
CORE™ Registered Paralegal (RP®) bundle rate $10
association or state credentialed paralegal (Pa.C.P., NJCP, MCP, FRP, OSBA Certified Paralegal etc.) bundle rate $35
Individual $10/event
This form is for individuals seeking credit for CLE-worthy activities, not for organizations seeking pre-approval for their CLE presentations.

Activity Details

Activity you are seeking CLE credit for: time spent as an instructor
time spent as a speaker
time spent as an author
time spent in self-study
attending a CLE event for which organizer did not get pre-approval
time spent in pro bono service only applicable for RP's and CRP's
Title of Presentation or Authored Item:
(if unclear from title)
Date of activity: Put a single date here in MM/DD/YYYY format even if the event spanned multiple dates
Length of activity:
(do not include breaks or meals)
If you are seeking ethics credit, how much of the above time are you requesting ethics credit for?
(for presentations) Location (city, state) of Presentation:
(for attendance) Presenter's Name:
Supporting Document(s):
  • presenter: send outline
  • author: send article and proof of publication
  • attendee: send copy of brochure/flyer, bio/resume of each speaker and certificate of attendance
  • self-study: see CLE Guidelines
  • Attachment must be less than 4 MB.

There is a $10.00 fee for approval of each CLE event. Total: $10

I understand that CLE submitted for approval are not to be included in RP or CRP renewals until/unless approved.

If you wish to keep a copy of this form for your records, please print it now before submitting.

modified 4/5/2016

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