Deadlines and Fees

2017 Application Cycle

The 2017 application cycle is now closed. 

December 6, 2016
- March 21, 2017
2017 Application Cycle
April 10, 2017 Last date to request special accommodations
April 19, 2017 Last date to withdraw from 2017 examination without
penalty of full cancellation fee
April 24, 2017 Last date to schedule examinations
May 19 - June 6, 2017 Examination testing window
August 2017 Score reports and certificates mailed to candidates

The 2018 examination testing window will open late Fall 2017. Please check back this fall for further information and dates.


The certification examination cost is $1100 and must accompany the application. If you apply after the early application deadline, you will be charged a late fee. The examination fee covers application review, administrative costs, and testing company fees.