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2014 Exam Deadlines

2014 Exam Application Submission Dates for PHR, SPHR, GPHR, and California Designation

All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements set forth for the selected credential prior to taking the exam. 

All deadlines are based on ET (GMT-5) and all applications are postmark dated. The term “postmark date” refers to the Institute’s computer system date/time stamp for online applications. Applications are not accepted beyond the late registration deadline date at 11:59 p.m. ET (GMT-5).

Candidates are not able to transfer or move their exam date from one testing period to another.

 


 
Testing Dates
Applications 
Accepted
Late Applications 
Accepted*
Spring   
 
PHR/SPHR 1 May - 30 June 29 January -
26 March     
27 March -
30 April
GPHR/CA 1 May - 31 May 29 January -
26 March
27 March -
30 April
Winter 
 
PHR/SPHR 1 December 2014 -
31 January 2015
23 June –
17 October
18 October -
14 November
GPHR/CA 1-31 December 2014
23 June – 
17 October
18 October -
14 November

*A 75 USD nonrefundable late fee is applied to all applications submitted during the Late Application time frame.


2014 Exam Application Submission Dates for HRBP and HRMP

All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements set forth for the selected credential prior to taking the exam. 

All deadlines are based on ET (GMT-5) and all applications are postmark dated. The term “postmark date” refers to the Institute’s computer system date/time stamp for online applications. Applications are not accepted beyond the late registration deadline date at 11:59 p.m. ET (GMT-5).

Candidates are not able to transfer or move their exam date from one testing period to another.

   Testing Dates Applications Accepted Late Applications Accepted*
 Spring      
 HRBP / HRMP 1-31 March 1 October
-11 December 2013
12 December 2013
-8 January 2014
 Winter      
 HRBP / HRMP  1-30 September   1 April -
11 June 2014
 12 June  -
16 July 2014
*A 75 USD nonrefundable late fee is applied to all applications submitted during the Late Application time frame.


   Last Date to Take CRA** Last Date to Choose Testing Period*** 
 HRBP/HRMP  31 January 2014 15 February 2014 
 Winter    
 HRBP/HRMP  31 July 2014 15 August 2014 

**If a candidate does not take the Credential Readiness Assessment (CRA) by the above date(s), the candidate may only receive a partial refund.

***If a candidate does not choose a testing period by the above date(s), the Institute will select the testing period. If the candidate cannot test during the selected testing period, the candidate may only receive a partial refund.


Computer-based testing administration 

After you have completed your application, to schedule an exam, please go to www.prometric.com/hrci and click schedule an exam. For all exams, we encourage you to schedule your exams early in the testing window; demand increases near the end of window.