Exam Windows and Fees

2017 Spring Exam Window: May 1 - July 15, 2017

Applications
Accepted
Regular
Application
Deadline
Late
Application
Deadline
Jan. 3 Mar. 24 Apr. 14

2017 Winter Exam Window: Dec. 1, 2017 - Feb. 15, 2018

Applications
Accepted
Regular 
Application 
Deadline
Late 
Application 
Deadline
May 15 Oct. 20 Nov. 10
The testing windows are the dates during which the exams are administered. The regular application deadline dates are the dates during which candidates can register for the exam. Candidates who apply during the late application period will incur a nonrefundable late fee.

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
Exam Fee (SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP) $300 USD $400 USD
Application Processing Fee
(nonrefundable)
$50 USD
(included in exam fee)
$50 USD
(included in exam fee)
Late Application Fee
(nonrefundable)
$75 USD $75 USD
Transfer Fee $100 $100
Retest Fee Full exam fee Full exam fee

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.

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: shrmcertification@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