Exam Windows and Fees

NEW! Applicants now have the option to test from home through live remote proctoring. Click here to learn more.


2020-2021 Winter Testing Window: Dec. 1, 2020 – Feb. 15, 2021

APPLICATIONS
ACCEPTED
EARLY-BIRD 
APPLICATION 
DEADLINE
STANDARD 
APPLICATION 
DEADLINE
June 1, 2020
Extended to
October 30, 2020
December 1, 2020


The testing windows are the dates during which the exams are administered. The application dates are when candidates can register for the exam.

Please note: The exam application deadlines close at 11:59 PM, ET.

 

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Fees

Exam Fees SHRM Member Price Nonmember Price
Early-Bird Exam Fee 
$300 USD$400 USD
​Standard Exam Fee
$375 USD*
(*includes non-refundable $75 standard deadline fee)
$475 USD*
(*includes non-refundable $75 standard deadline fee)
​Military Exam Fee
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​$270 USD
​$270 USD
Application Processing Fee
Non-Refundable
$50 USD
Included in Exam Fees
$50 USD
Included in Exam Fees
Transfer Fee$100 USD
Subject to additional $53 Prometric Exam Cancellation Fee when applicable
$100 USD
Subject to additional $53 Prometric Exam Cancellation Fee when applicable
Retest FeeFull exam feeFull exam fee
Rescore Fee$50 USD$50 USD

SHRM FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Various professional development and certification scholarships are awarded by the SHRM Foundation. Learn more.

Payment Methods

The SHRM certification program accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, money order, checks, ACHs and wire transfers. Prepaid debit cards and purchase orders are not accepted.

Payments must be in U.S. currency and made payable to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). ACHs and wire transfers should be sent to the specific bank account designated by SHRM. If payment (and refunds) are made by wire, there are associated fees. All payments should be accompanied by proper documentation.

ACH/Wire
Please contact: certification@shrm.org, 800.283.7476, option 3 (U.S. only) or +1.703.548.3440, option 3 (International)

For information on volume pricing call +1.703.535.6496 or e-mail CorporateCertifications@shrm.org