Keep track of your professional development activities.
Log on to portal.shrm.org and enter your SHRM login e-mail address and password.
Certification Portal »
Click on "Add PDCs" and then choose the related PDC category:
Advance Your Education category, input the Activity ID Number field (if one is provided), click "Search," and view the populated activity details. Confirm that this information is correct. Click "Submit" to save the PDCs in your Portal.
If an Activity ID was not provided, or for PDCs that fall under the
Advance Your Organization or
Advance Your Profession categories, manually input the information requested.
After you've earned all 60 PDCs and are ready to submit your application, click on "Apply for Recertification" link. This link will be visible one year into your recertification period.
PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended that all professional development activities be logged in the SHRM Certification Portal upon completion. Please track all professional development activities during your 3-year recertification period, even those beyond the required 60 PDCs or a category maximum.
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SHRM Certification App Now Available: Exclusive app for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential-holders.
We've put the convenience of tracking your professional development credits in your hands! The new app allows you to:
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View a video tutorial on the app