Certifications

Professional in Human Resources - International

Earn HR acclaim with the Professional in Human Resources - International™ (PHRi™) from HRCI®. The PHRi is for practitioners based outside of the United States validates professional-level competency, knowledge and skills to help to propel your HR career forward. With the PHRi, you demonstrate mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles in a single international setting.

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Am I Eligible for this Certification

To be eligible for the PHRi you must meet one of the following conditions for education and/or experience: Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a master’s degree or global equivalent, Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position.

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PHRi Certification Overview

This certification demonstrates your mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles independent of geographic region. This exam is also available in Spanish - Castilian).

What is Covered on the Exam?

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Exam and Preparation Fees

Exam Fee*: $395.00 + Application Fee: $100.00

* Once an exam application is approved, no refunds will be made whether a candidate withdraws or no longer wishes to take the exam.

What Is the Exam Format and Length?

Exam Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes (plus 30 minutes administration time)

Exam Length: 90 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions

Computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center or at your home or office using OnVUE

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How Do I Remain Certified?

Your PHRi certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your PHRi credential, you must earn 60 HR recertification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam.

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