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Certification & Recertification Process

Become Certified and Maintain Your Certification

SMRPCO offers certification for different points in your career. ‎

  • 4.  Schedule Your Exam

    The CMRP and CMRT exams are delivered by Pearson VUE, the official testing provider for SMRPCO. Upon completing your application and paying, you have six months to sit for the exam. You can log into Pearson VUE to schedule your exam. Please note the exam can only be taken at a Pearson VUE testing center.

  • 5.  Take Your Exam

    There are over 5,000 Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide, including on U.S. military bases. Candidates can locate a testing center online here. SMRPCO exams are delivered via computer at Pearson VUE facilities, and candidates are not required to bring their own computer.

  • ‎6.  Share Your Achievement

    Let your professional network know you are CMRP or CMRT certified by adding ‎our digital badge to your email signature, bio, and LinkedIn profile. All candidates ‎who attain a passing score on the CMRP or CMRT exam will also receive a ‎complimentary hard-copy certificate. More information is available here.

  • 7.  ‎‎Maintain Your Certification

    After three years, CMRPs and CMRTs are required to submit a recertification ‎application detailing their continuing education and to pay a recertification ‎renewal fee to maintain SMRPCO certification. More information about the ‎recertification process is available here. ‎

The SMRPCO Certification Candidate Handbook

Provides in-depth information on the application process, exam administration, and the rules and procedures for maintaining a certification.