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Certification Fees and Assessment Dates

Certification Fees and Assessment Dates

Certification Fees

Fee policies governing the IHRP Certification process. All fees are subjected to prevailing GST rate.

2024 Fee Summary

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments

Assessment Fees

Full-time students

Working professionals

Early Bird Fee*
*Please refer to the Assessment Schedule for Early Bird period
$230.54 $245.25
Standard Fee LLP1 – $38.15

CA Paper – $256.15

CA Paper – $272.50
On-Site Fee*
(Effective from August 2021 assessment dates)
*Fee applicable in addition to Assessment Fee to candidates selecting the On-site Assessment option
$43.60 $43.60
Rescheduling Fee
(chargeable for change of assessment date seven (7) calendar days after notification of application acceptance)
$109 $109
Re-Assessment Fee
$163.50 $163.50
Re-Assessment On-Site Fee*
(Effective from August 2021 assessment dates)
*Fee applicable in addition to Re-Assessment Fee to candidates selecting the On-Site Assessment option
$43.60 $43.60
  • All fees are inclusive of and subjected to prevailing GST rate
  • Above fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable regardless of the outcome of the application.
  • On-Site Fee is applicable to candidates selecting the On-Site Assessment option and includes test centre fees, invigilation fees and other administrative charges.
  • IHRP reserves the right to assign alternative assessment date due to unforeseen circumstances. Such a change of date initiated by IHRP will not be subject to any re-scheduling fee.
  • Upon notification of the application acceptance, candidate is allowed thirty (30) calendar days before the assessment date to change competency assessment date without incurring a fee. No rescheduling is allowed five (5) days before the competency assessment date. Rescheduling fee is chargeable thereafter.
  • For full-time students applying for IHRP-CA certification, you will need to attach supporting proof of studentship such as:
    • course transcript; or
    • a letter from school stating your student status and course enrolled

Please click here for the list of courses that are exempted from HRL1

Upgrade from IHRP-CA to IHRP-CP Assessment Fees

2024 Fee Summary

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments

Assessment Fees
Singaporean/PR
(with government subsidies applied)
Non-Singaporeans
Early Bird Fee*
*Please refer to the Assessment Schedule for Early Bird period
$245.25 $1,471.50
Standard Fee $272.50 $1,635
On-Site Fee*
(Effective from August 2021 assessment dates)
*Fee applicable in addition to Assessment Fee to candidates selecting the On-site Assessment option
$43.60 $43.60
Rescheduling Fee
(chargeable for change of assessment date seven (7) calendar days after notification of application acceptance)
$109 $109
Re-Assessment Fee
$163.50 $163.50
Re-Assessment On-Site Fee*
(Effective from August 2021 Re-Assessment dates)
*Fee applicable in addition to Re-Assessment Fee to candidates selecting the On-Site Assessment option
$43.60 $43.60
Assessment Fees Singaporean/PR
(with government subsidies applied)
Non-Singaporeans
CA-CP Upgrade Fee $272.50 $1,635
For other fees (on-site fee, rescheduling fee, re-assessment fee), refer to the table above.

Note that Early Bird Fee does not apply for Upgrade applications.

  • All fees are inclusive of and subjected to prevailing GST rate
  • Above fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable regardless of the outcome of the application.
  • On-Site Fee is applicable to candidates selecting the On-Site Assessment option and includes test centre fees, invigilation fees and other administrative charges.
  • IHRP reserves the right to assign alternative assessment date due to unforeseen circumstances. Such a change of date initiated by IHRP will not be subject to any re-scheduling fee.
  • Upon notification of the application acceptance, candidate is allowed thirty (30) calendar days before the assessment date to change competency assessment date without incurring a fee. No rescheduling is allowed five (5) days before the competency assessment date. Rescheduling fee is chargeable thereafter.

Upgrade from IHRP-CP to IHRP-SP Assessment Fees

2024 Fee Summary

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments

Assessment Fees
Singaporean/PR
(with government subsidies applied)
Non-Singaporeans
Early Bird Fee*
*Please refer to the Assessment Schedule for Early Bird period
$343.35 $2,452.50
Standard Fee $381.50 $2,725
On-Site Fee*
(Effective from February 2023 assessment dates)
*Fee applicable in addition to Assessment Fee to candidates selecting the On-site Assessment option
$43.60 $43.60
Rescheduling Fee
(chargeable for change of assessment date seven (7) calendar days after notification of application acceptance)

$109 $109
Re-Assessment Fee
$163.50 $163.50
Re-Assessment On-Site Fee*
(Effective from  February 2023 Re-Assessment dates)
* Fee applicable in addition to Re-Assessment Fee to candidates selecting the On-site Assessment option
$43.60

 

$43.60

 

Assessment Fees Singaporean/PR
(with government subsidies applied)
Non-Singaporeans
CP-SP Upgrade Fee $381.50 $2,725
For other fees (on-site fee, rescheduling fee, re-assessment fee), refer to the table above.

Note that Early Bird Fee does not apply for Upgrade applications.

  • All fees are inclusive of and subjected to prevailing GST rate
  • The above fees are non-refundable and non-transferable regardless of the outcome of the application.
  • On-Site Fee is applicable to candidates selecting the On-Site Assessment option and includes test centre fees, invigilation fees and other administrative charges.
  • IHRP reserve the rights to assign alternative assessment date due to unforeseen circumstances. Such change of assessment dates initiated by IHRP will not be subjected to any rescheduling fee.
  • Upon notification of successful advancement to On-Site Assessment, the candidate is allowed thirty (30) calendar days before the date of competency assessment to change competency assessment date without incurring a fee. The rescheduling fee is chargeable thereafter.

For rescheduling fees, please refer to specific certification categories above.

  • Upon notification of the application acceptance, the candidate is allowed thirty (30) calendar days before the assessment date to change competency assessment date without incurring a fee. Rescheduling fee is chargeable thereafter. ​
  • Any rescheduling of Assessments must be made, and fees paid, no later than five (5) calendar days before the scheduled competency assessment date or start date of the remote assessment window, failing which “no-show” policy applies (please refer to “No-Show” policy in section D below).
  • A re-assessment fee will be chargeable to candidates who wish to re-sit for a paper. There is no minimum re-assessment interval between the first assessment attempt and subsequent re-assessments. However, candidates will not be able to take the exam more than two (2) times in a consecutive 365-day period.
  • Re-assessment comprises of all components taken during the prior attempt. For example, for a CP who fails LLP2 and HRL2, he/she is required to take both LLP2 and HRL2 again
  • On-Site Fee is applicable to candidates selecting the On-Site Assessment option and includes test centre fees, invigilation fees and other administrative charges.
  • A candidate who cancels no later than five (5) calendar days before the scheduled assessment date or start date of remote assessment window will receive a full refund less $87.20 administrative fee. Any bank charges resulting from the refund will be borne by the candidate.​
  • A candidate who does not reschedule or cancel the scheduled assessment will be considered as “no show” (please refer to “No-Show” policy in section D below).
  • A candidate whose IHRP Assessment date has been confirmed, but does not reschedule, cancel or attend the IHRP assessment will be considered a ‘no-show” and will forfeit all Assessment Fee.
  • If the candidate requests to be rescheduled following a “no-show”, he or she will need to repay the full Assessment Fee before being rescheduled.

Fees are due according to published assessment calendar and/or in correspondence from IHRP. The fees stated in this policy are correct at the time of publication. IHRP reserves the right to alter fees without prior notice.

Singaporean/ PR
Non-Singaporean
Online – a link will be provided to you upon application via payment gateway Online – a link will be provided to you upon application via payment gateway

IHRP will need to be notified in writing for any exceptional circumstances no later than five (5) calendar days before the scheduled Assessment date. Such requests should be communicated via hello@ihrp.sg, stating candidate name (as per application), date of assessment and reason(s) for the exceptions. IHRP may request for supporting documents which include:

  • Hospitalisation or medical certificates issued by registered hospitals or clinics under the Law of the Republic of Singapore (candidate or immediate family members (spouse, child or parent))
  • Death Certificate due to the death in the immediate family
  • Police Reports for disabling accidents
  • Court appearance
  • Unexpected National Service mobilisation
  • Unexpected overseas business travel

IHRP may, at its discretion, approve a request to reschedule or cancel an Competency Assessment for a candidate on a case-by-case basis. Relevant rescheduling or cancellation fees may apply.

* A candidate’s inability to take the IHRP Assessment due to work commitments or insufficient preparation will not be considered under exceptions.

Recertification ensures that your skills and experience remain current, and demonstrates your commitment to professional development. To remain IHRP-certified, you will need to go through recertification every 3 years.

Certified HR professionals who wish to extend their certifications are required to submit a recertification application at: https://ihrp.microsoftcrmportals.com/

To recertify, you will need to submit:

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Supporting documents of continuing professional development activities undertaken (total of 90 hours)
  • Statement of Professional Conduct: Declaration of compliance with the IHRP Code of Professional Conduct
  • HR-related work: Latest up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile URL
  • Payment for Recertification fees:
Recertification Fee 2024
One (1) Year Fee
Three (3) Year Fee
Singaporean/PR & Non-Singaporean $163.50
*Admin Fee of $27.25 will apply
$490.50

 

Note:

  • All fees are inclusive of and subjected to prevailing GST rate
  • Above fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable and subject to GST.
  • Certification is valid for three years upon receiving the successful outcome of the recertification application.
  • Recertification fees may be paid on a yearly basis or once every 3 years. An administration fee of $27.25 will be applicable for payments made on a yearly basis.
  • A renewal of certificate is required to remain certified. A renewal fee for IHRP-CP and IHRP-SP will apply. Kindly note, you must be currently an IHRP certified professional for the entire period of certification to be eligible for re-certification.
Nanyang Polytechnic • Diploma in Business Management (Human Resource Management)
National University of Singapore (NUS) • Bachelor of Business Administration (Specialisation in Leadership and Human Capital Management)
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) • Bachelor in Business (Specialisation in Human Resource Consulting)
Ngee Ann Polytechnic • Diploma in Business Studies (Specialisation in Human Capital Management)
NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd • WSQ Diploma in Human Resource
Republic Polytechnic • Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology
Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) • Certificate in Human Resource Management
• Diploma in Human Resource Leadership with Business Partnering
• Diploma in Organisational Psychology
Singapore Management University (SMU) • Bachelor of Business Management (Major in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources)
Singapore Polytechnic • Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology
Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) • Bachelor of Human Resource Management
Temasek Polytechnic • Diploma in Business (Specialisation in Human Resource Management & Development)

[1] For graduates with above course(s), exemption from HRL1 will no longer apply.

[2] Existing students taking any of the above courses are exempted from taking HRL1.

(List updated as at 08 May 2023)

Nanyang Polytechnic Specialist Diploma in Human Resource Management
Nanyang Technological University Flexi-Masters in Strategic HR Performance (for non HR Practitioners)
Singapore Management University Master of Human Capital Leadership
Singapore Polytechnic Specialist Diploma in Enhanced Human Resources Skills
NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd IHRP-CP  Preparatory Course
Singapore Human Resources Institute IHRP-CP  Preparatory Course
SNEF IHRP-CP  Preparatory Course
Korn Ferry ·       SCTP for Talent Management

·       SCTP for Talent Attraction

·       SCTP for Human Resources

CSC Human Resource Managers Programme (HRMP)
Republic Polytechnic Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (Part-time)

(List updated as at 10 Jan 2023)

 

At least 2 Skills Badges at Proficient and/or Advanced Level Visit the list of skills badges here

(List updated as at 5 Jan 2022)

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Flexi-Masters in HR Thought Leadership

On-Site Assessment (Q1 2024)

Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 20 Feb 2024, Tues 20 Jan 2024, Sat Closed
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 29 Feb 2024, Thu 29 Jan 2024, Mon Closed
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 20 Mar 2024, Wed 19 Feb 2024, Mon Closed
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 28 Mar 2024, Thu 28 Feb 2024, Wed Closed
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 19 Feb 2024, Mon 14 Feb 2024, Wed Closed
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 29 Feb 2024, Thu 24 Feb 2024, Sat Closed
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 20 Mar 2024, Wed 15 Mar 2024, Fri Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 28 Mar 2024, Thu 23 Mar 2024, Sat Open

On-Site Assessment (Q2 2024 dates – now open!)

Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 29 Apr 2024, Mon 24 Apr 2024, Wed Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 30 Apr 2024, Tues 25 Apr 2024, Thurs Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 28 May 2024, Tues 23 May 2024, Thurs Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 29 May 2024, Wed 24 May 2024, Fri Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 19 Jun 2024, Wed 14 Jun 2024, Fri Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP / IHRP-SP 28 Jun 2024, Fri 23 Jun 2024, Sun Open

Remote Assessment (Q1 2024)

Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP 1 Feb 2024, Thurs – 15 Feb 2024, Thurs 5 Jan 2024, Fri Closed
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP 1 Mar 2024, Fri – 15 Mar 2024, Fri 1 Feb 2024, Thurs Closed
IHRP-SP 1 Feb 2024, Thurs – 15 Feb 2024, Thurs 5 Jan 2024, Fri Closed
IHRP-SP 1 Mar 2024, Fri – 15 Mar 2024, Fri 1 Feb 2024, Thurs Closed
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP 1 Feb 2024, Thurs – 15 Feb 2024, Thurs 5 calendar days before the date of assessment Closed
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP 1 Mar 2024, Fri – 15 Mar 2024, Fri 5 calendar days before the date of assessment Open
IHRP-SP 1 Feb 2024, Thurs
3 Feb 2024, Sat
7 Feb 2024, Wed
9 Feb 2024, Fri
1 Mar 2024, Fri
3 Mar 2024, Sun
7 Mar 2024, Thurs
9 Mar 2024, Sat
5 calendar days before the date of assessment Open

Remote Assessment (Q2 2024 dates – now open!)

Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-SP 1 Apr 2024, Mon (11:30am) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 3 Apr 2024, Wed (7:00pm) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 7 Apr 2024, Sun (11:30am) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 9 Apr 2024, Tues (7:00pm) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 1 May 2024, Wed (11:30am) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 3 May 2024, Fri (7:00pm) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 7 May 2024, Tues (11:30am) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 9 May 2024. Thurs, (7:00pm) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 1 Jun 2024, Sat (11:30am) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 3 Jun 2024, Mon (7:00pm) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 7 Jun 2024, Fri (11:30am) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-SP 9 Jun 2024, Sun (7:00pm) 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP 1 Apr 2024, Mon – 15 Apr 2024, Mon 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP 1 May 2024, Wed – 15 May 2024, Wed 5 calendar days before the assessment Open
IHRP-CA / IHRP-CP 1 Jun 2024, Sat – 15 Jun 2024, Sat 5 calendar days before the assessment Open

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HR knowledge, skills and attributes to excel in their job roles.