SHRM’s certification standards apply globally and are valid in every country.
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In today's interconnected world, managing teams and offices in multiple countries is a complex but rewarding challenge. Navigating global business requires a unique set of skills, and a Global Membership equips you with the tools and insights you need to excel.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Get answers to your questions about SHRM membership.
You can submit your exam applications during the open application period. Please visit https://store.shrm.org/certification-application to complete the application process. Afterward, you can either create a user account or log in if you already have one. Make sure to enter your name exactly as it appears on your valid government-issued ID.
After becoming certified, your recertification cycle begins on the day you pass the exam and concludes three years later, on the last day of your birth month. For instance, if your birth month is July and you pass the exam on May 3, 2023, your initial recertification cycle starts on May 3, 2023, and ends on July 31, 2026. If the recertification is not completed within this three-year period, there is a 60-day grace period before the certification is revoked.
No. SHRM membership is nonrefundable and nontransferable.