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Overview of Eligibility Requirements and Application Process

Begin by reading the Handbook for Candidates, which is a required first step. Also review the Code of Ethics.

Minimum requirements: To apply to take the exam (offered three times annually), you need a minimum:

  • two years of Commercial Card (e.g., P-Card) work experience (end-user or provider) and
  • 15 points; view point-eligible endeavors (work experience counts toward the points)

The application process requires:

  • complete online application. Mark only one response unless otherwise indicated. If you have any questions about the online application, contact the Professional Testing Corporation (PTC); 1350 Broadway – 17th Floor; New York, New York 10018; (212) 356-0660; www.ptcny.com.  
  • completed application supplement (only if you are claiming points for industry participation and/or professional development/continuing education) 

The application fee is:

  • $330.00 for NAPCP members testing in the U.S.
  • $430.00 for non-members/complimentary subscribers testing in the U.S.
  • An extra $100 for those testing outside the U.S.
Wait to hear from PTC concerning your eligibility. After the application period closes, PTC will e-mail scheduling authorizations to approved candidates. When receiving such a notice, you can schedule your exam.
For more information, review the FAQs.

 

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