SHRM Recertification Process

You worked hard to earn it, now make sure to keep it! 

Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential proves your competence in the field and your dedication to the profession; maintaining it shows you are commited to self-improvement and HR excellence. Enhance competence, maintain relevance and maximize the value of your original investment by recertifying your SHRM certification credential today!  

Two ways to recertify: 
  1. Earn 60 professional development credits (PDCs) within your three-year recertification cycle; OR 
  2. Re-take the certification exam within the last year of your recertification cycle.

Use the SHRM BoCK™ as your guide! 

HR professionals attain recertification by engaging in professional development activities that relate to the behavioral competencies and HR knowledge identified in the SHRM BoCK. The incorporation of competencies into the SHRM BoCK greatly expands the range of activities that will qualify for PDCs. 

Use the following resources to learn more about the SHRM recertification process:

Focus on learning and growing, not on paperwork. 

Use the SHRM Recertification App to enter activities as you go! There's no need to hold on to activity IDs, enter them whenever and where ever you are.

Download the SHRM Certification App Today!
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