About PMP

PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

This recognition is seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary; according to the PMI Project Management Salary Survey–Seventh Edition, certification positively impacts project manager salaries

The PMP® recognizes demonstrated competence in leading and directing project teams. If you’re an experienced project manager looking to solidify your skills, stand out to employers and maximize your earning potential, the PMP® credential is the right choice for you.


To apply for the PMP®, you need to have either:

  •   A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.


  •   A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.


For complete details regarding the PMP® eligibility requirements, please view the PMP Handbook for further details.



Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.

Founded in 1969, PMI® delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research.

PMI® advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities.

What makes PMI® special?

PMI’s credentials:

Are flexible. PMI® certifications are not based on one specific methodology, so they’re flexible and adaptable. You can easily transfer them between industries, market segments and geographic locations.

Keep you up-to-date.PMI® continually conducts in-depth studies to ensure that our credentials actually reflect the current skills, knowledge and best practices you need to succeed.

Encourage professional growth. You never have to worry about a PMI® certification becoming obsolete. Our certification maintenance program requires you to earn professional development units (PDUs), which encourages you to continually develop your skills and stay current as the profession changes.

Help you get ahead.PMI® certification offers financial benefits — The PMI Project Management Salary Survey — Seventh Edition shows that certification positively impacts project manager salaries — and helps you stand out and better market yourself to prospective employers.

Are renowned throughout the world.Part of that marketability comes from the prestige of PMI® certifications. PMI® has provided project management certifications for over 25 years, and our PMP® credential was the first one designed specifically for project managers. Also, the quality of our certification governance is an advantage to those or earn or seek one of our certifications.

Test policies and procedures

All PMI® examinations are administered in English. Language aids for the questions and answers of the PMP® examinations are available to assist you if English is your second language. There are no additional costs for language aids.

Language aids are available in the following 13 Languages: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese(Simolified), Chines(Traditional), French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Turkish

The language aid is provided for the examination questions and answers only. The pre-exam tutorial and post-exam survey will be administered in English only.


Rescheduling/Cancellation Policy for PBT Exams

To reschedule or cancel a paper-based testing (PBT) exam appointment, you must email no later than 35 calendar days before the scheduled examination administration date. Include your name, your PMI identification number, group ID number, (both found on your confirmation email) and the location of the PBT event in your email.


Extenuating Circumstances

PMI® understands that there are times when personal emergencies may cause you to:

1.    Reschedule or cancel your exam within 30 days of the appointment


2.    Miss a scheduled exam appointment (resulting in a no-show status)


These are referred to as extenuating circumstances and can include:

  • Medical emergency
  • Military deployment
  • Death in immediate family
  • Illness in immediate family, or
  • Natural disaster

You will be charged the 70$ fee.

*Extenuating circumstances do not include work-related circumstances


Appeals Procedure

All challenges to PMI’s Certification Program are governed by the comprehensive and exclusive rules of the PMI® Certification Appeal Procedures. The PMI® office of Certification Appeals will conduct the review of all certification related appeals submitted by a candidate in collaboration with the PMI® Certification Manager render the final decision.

All certification related appeal requests must be made in writing via email     

Exam fee

PMP® PB Exam fee for 2018 

Exam Type PMI Member Status Exam Fee Venue Fee
Paper-based testing(PBT) member 250 USD 80 USD
nonmember 400 USD 80 USD
Reexamination PBT member 150 USD 80 USD
nonmember 300 USD 80 USD


CAPM® PB Exam fee for 2018 
Exam Type PMI Member Status Exam Fee Venue Fee
Paper-based testing(PBT) member 225 USD 80 USD
nonmember 300 USD 80 USD
Reexamination PBT member 150 USD 80 USD
nonmember 200 USD 80 USD


** Venue fee also includes the exchange rate discrepancies.

Bank details



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How do I find my PMI ID number?

You receive your PMI ID number, also known as your Member ID, when you apply for the credential exam or when you first become a PMI® member. You use this number to report PDUs.


Who should apply for the PMI-ACP® credential?

Project team members who use agile principles, practices, tools and techniques in their projects.


Whydoes PMI® conduct application audits?

PMI® conducts application audits to confirm the experience and/or education documented on credential applications. The purpose of the audit is to enhance the credibility of the certification program and of the credential holders. For each credential, a specified percentage of applications are randomly selected for audit.


How long does the audit process take?

The certification audit team processes audit materials within one week upon their arrival at PMI®. Once PMI® reviews and approves audit materials, PMI® will send an e-mail containing your eligibility code and exam scheduling instructions


What happens in the case of a failed audit?

In the case of a failed audit, the credential fee, minus the processing fee will be refunded. The Certification Department will address further actions on a case-by-case basis.


What steps need to be taken when an audit candidate decides not to proceed with the audit?

If a candidate chooses not to complete the audit, it is considered a failed audit due to non-conformance. In the case of a failed audit, the examination fee, minus the processing fee will be refunded. A candidate may reapply after one year.  At that time, a new credential application and payment must be submitted, and the application will be subject to a re-audit.


What are the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) for PMI® credentials?

PMP® - 60 PDUs during 3-year cycle

PgMP® - 60 PDUs during 3-year cycle

PMI-SP® - 30 PDUs in project scheduling in 3-year cycle

PMI-RMP® - 30 PDUs in project risk management in 3-year cycle

CAPM® - renewal through re-exam at the end of 5-year cycle

PMP test dates at GRBS for 2018

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Test process

Test process

  • On the day of your examination, please arrive a half hour before your scheduled appointment.


  • Candidates who arrive late to an appointment will not be permitted to test.


  • You must sign in, present the required identification, and provide your unique PMI Eligibility ID.


  • You may also be asked to provide the confirmation number receive when scheduling the appointment.


  • You may NOT bring anything or anyone into the testing area or to desk where you take the exam.

       This includes, but is not limited to: food, coats, calculators, cellular telephones, watches, eye drops, beverages, sweaters, eyeglass                   cases, tape recorders, wallets, any other personal items, dictionaries, medication.


  • The only items that may remain on your person at all times are your ID


  • Administrator will provide you with both a booklet of scratch paper and two pencils


  • Hand held calculators will be provided to all candidates taking a PBT exam


  • Within six to eight weeks, you will receive a credential package.


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