Please note: Applicants are encouraged to submit their Qualifying Applications at least two to four weeks before the desired testing period deadline to assure sufficient time for application revisions, if needed. Please allow FOUR weeks from submission date for notification of application status.
Please note that while current candidates will be able to complete their exams in November 2020, ASP will not be accepting new applications to the certification program through to the end of 2020 and interested candidates should watch the website for information on applying for the 2021 cycle.
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Period 21-1: May 1 through May 15, 2021
Qualifying Certification Application Deadline(s): Friday, January 29, 2021 Applicants outside of the US or Canada Friday, February 19, 2021 Applicants in US and Canada
Testing Center Application Deadline(s): Friday, February 26, 2021 Candidates testing outside of the US or Canada Friday, March 19, 2021 Candidates testing in US and Canada
Period 20-2: November 6 through November 20, 2021
Qualifying Certification Application Deadline(s): Friday, July 9, 2021 Applicants outside of the US or Canada Friday, July 30, 2021 Applicants in US and Canada
Testing Center Application Deadline(s): Friday, August 6, 2021 Candidates testing outside of the US or Canada Friday, August 27, 2021 Candidates testing in US and Canada
This exam contains college level English and strategy jargon. If English is NOT the language of business in your country, be aware that successful performance requires superior business English proficiency.
For International and Special Needs Applicants Applications requesting a non-US or Canada testing location or special accommodations are due no less than four weeks before standard deadlines. Therefore, ASP Qualifying Applications must be submitted no less than twelve weeks before the requested testing period and the Test Center Applications submitted no less than eight weeks before the requested testing period. (See section 4.03 of ASP Certification Handbook for details.)