Become a CPHQ

Testing Internationally*

Review the CPHQ International Candidate Handbook for all guidelines and information. The CPHQ exam is offered four times a year in many international testing centers.

  • Member Price: $473
  • Nonmember Price: $579

Join NAHQ to save on the CPHQ exam fee. All CPHQ exam fees are non-refundable.

*International candidates include all those outside the United States of America.

International testing takes place during four windows throughout the year. Applications for each window must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm CT by the application deadlines listed below.

  • December 1-14, 2019 (application period August 18, 2019 - November 2, 2019)
  • March 15-28, 2020 (application period November 3, 2019 – February 15, 2020)
  • June 7-20, 2020 (application period February 16, 2020 – May 2, 2020)
  • September 13-26, 2020 (application period May 3, 2020 – August 15, 2020)
  • December 6-19, 2020 (application period August 16, 2020 – November 7, 2020)

View the International CPHQ Candidate Handbook

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Applying by Credit Card

Apply for the exam through NAHQ's secure website. You will receive confirmation of your application and instructions for next steps within 7 business days.

Applying by Check

Download and complete the paper application. Please mail the application and check for the appropriate fees to:

HQCC/NAHQ
8600 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Suite 710 N
Chicago, IL 60631

Please note: There is an additional $25 fee for payment by check.  

How to Schedule Your Exam

You will receive confirmation from the testing company, PSI/AMP, within 10 business days of your payment, that your application has been received. PSI/AMP will guide you through the scheduling process. Review the appropriate candidate handbook for more information. You can contact PSI/AMP directly at 888.519.9901 (toll-free) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Questions about the application process? Contact NAHQ at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847.375.4720.