1. DETERMINE YOUR ELIGIBILITY: SHRM certification requires HR professionals sitting for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam to have a combination of work experience and education. For eligibility requirements, visit shrmcertification.org/eligibility.
2. APPLY FOR THE SHRM-CP OR SHRM-SCP EXAM: Apply online at
shrmcertification.org/apply. To find the exam location nearest you, visit Prometric, SHRM's testing vendor, at
Upcoming Exam Schedule:Early-Bird Application Deadline: Oct. 21Standard Application Deadline: Nov. 18Please note: The exam application deadlines close at 11:59 P.M. ET.
Winter Testing Window: Dec. 1, 2019 - Feb. 15, 2020
SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Exam Fees
(fees include a $50 USD nonrefundable application processing fee)
3. CHOOSE THE 2019 SHRM LEARNING SYSTEM LEARNING OPTION THAT SUITS YOUR LEARNING STYLE:
4. TAKE THE EXAM AND LEVERAGE YOUR CERTIFICATION:
Receive your official test results from SHRM and set yourself apart by using your credentials. To learn about recertification, visit