Exam Windows and Fees

2019 Winter Exam Window: Dec. 1, 2019 - Feb. 15, 2020

APPLICATIONS
ACCEPTED
EARLY BIRD 
APPLICATION 
DEADLINE
STANDARD 
APPLICATION 
DEADLINE
May 13 Oct. 18 Nov. 9

 

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
Early Bird Exam Fee 
$300 USD $400 USD
​Standard Exam Fee
$375 USD
$475 USD
Application Processing Fee
(nonrefundable)
$50 USD
(included in exam fee)
$50 USD
(included in exam fee)
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 Fee Full exam fee Full 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