What is the CESP™ examination fee?

CESP Examination Fee $199 USD
Bundled Application Processing Fee (nonrefundable) $40 USD (included in exam fee)
Retest Fee $199 USD
Recertification Testing Fee $125 USD A discounted price of $125 available for those who apply to sit for the exam before their certification expiration date (reduces the exam rate to the recertification application rate). 

You are able to pay by credit/debit through the online application or by mailing in a check. Please note that your application will not be reviewed until payment has been received

Your preferred day, time, and location of the exam is not guaranteed. Candidates are encouraged to apply earlier in the window as exam scheduling is first come, first serve.

Fees are non-transferable from one candidate to another or from one testing window to another.

If mailing a check, please make sure your application is submitted online. All checks must be made payable to “APSE”. Checks made payable to “CESP” will be returned. Be sure to include the name of the applicant on the check or a confirmation email that includes the applicant's name.

DO NOT SEND CASH. Mailed payments must specify current approved government-issued photo ID candidate name on the face of the check or money order.

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