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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 stated below are subjected to GST at the prevailing rate.

Fee Summary

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments

Assessment Fees
Full-time students
Working professionals
Early Bird Fee $215 $225
Standard Fee Paper A – $35
Paper N – $200
TOTAL – $235
Paper A – $50
Paper N – $200
TOTAL – $250
Package Fee
(includes one re-assessment paper)
$285 $300
Late Fee
$50 $50
Rescheduling Fee
$100 $100
Re-Assessment Fee
Paper A – $100
Paper N – $100
Paper A – $100
Paper N – $100
  • Above fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable
  • IHRP reserve the rights to assign alternative assessment date due to unforeseen circumstances. Such change of competency assessment dates initiated by IHRP will not be subjected to any re-scheduling fee.
  • Upon notification of the application acceptance, candidate is allowed seven (7) calendar days to change competency assessment date without incurring a fee. Rescheduling fee is chargeable thereafter. (Please refer to Rescheduling Fee above)

*Refer to the list of courses that are exempted from Paper N

Fee Summary

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments

Assessment Fees
Singaporean/PR (with government subsidies applied)
Non-Singaporeans
Early Bird Fee $225 $1,250
Standard Fee $250 $1,500
Package Fee
(includes one re-assessment paper)

$300 $1,900
Late Fee
$50 $50
Rescheduling Fee
$100 $100
Re-Assessment Fee
Paper A – $100
Paper B – $100
Paper A – $800
Paper B – $800
  • Above fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable
  • 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 re-scheduling fee.
  • Upon notification of the application acceptance, candidate is allowed seven (7) calendar days to change assessment date without incurring a fee. Rescheduling fee is chargeable thereafter. (Please refer to Rescheduling Fee above)

Fee Summary

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments

Assessment Fees
Singaporean/PR (with government subsidies applied)
Non-Singaporeans
Early Bird Fee $315 $2,250
Standard Fee $350 $2,500
Package Fee
(includes one re-assessment paper)
$500 $3,000
Late Fee
$50 $50
Rescheduling Fee
$100 $100
Re-Assessment Fee
Paper A – $100
Paper C – $300
Paper A – $800
Paper C – $1,000
Re-Score Fee
$200 $200
  • Above fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable
  • 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 re-scheduling fee.
  • Upon notification of successful advancement to On-Site Assessment, candidate is allowed seven (7) calendar days to change competency assessment date without incurring a fee. Rescheduling fee is chargeable thereafter. (Please refer to Rescheduling Fee above)
Re-assessment Fees
Full-time Students
Working Professionals
IHRP Certified Associate (IHRP-CA) Paper A – $100
Paper N – $100
Paper A – $100
Paper N – $100
Re-assessment Fees
Singaporean/PR
Non-Singaporeans
IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP) Paper A – $100
Paper B – $100
Paper A – $800
Paper B – $800
IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP) Paper A – $100
Paper C – $300
Paper A – $800
Paper C – $1000
  • 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.
  • Paper B, C and N have a validity period of 18 months. Paper A has a validity of 60 months.

* Re-assessment fees are used to defray administrative costs.

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

  • Any rescheduling of Assessments must be made, and fees paid, no later than
    • Seven (7) calendar days before the scheduled competency assessment date for IHRP-CA and IHRP-CP
    • 14 calendar days before the scheduled competency assessment date for IHRP-SP failing which “no-show” policy applies (please refer to “No-Show” Policy below)
  • Candidate who cancels no later than
    • Seven (7) calendar days before the scheduled assessment date for IHRP-CA and IHRP-CP
    • Fourteen (14) calendar days before the scheduled assessment date for IHRP-SP

will receive a full refund less $80 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”. Refer to “No Show” Policy.
Level
Singaporean/ PR
Non-Singaporean
For 3 years For 3 years
IHRP-CP $450 $540
IHRP-SP $450 $540
  • Above fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable
  • Certification is valid for three (3) years upon receiving the successful outcome of IHRP Assessment.
  • Recertification fee is applicable once every three (3) years.
  • A renewal of certificate is required to remain certified. A renewal fee for IHRP-CP and IHRP-SP will apply. For more information, please visit our recertification page. Kindly note, you must be currently an IHRP certified professional for the entire period of certification to be eligible for re-certification.
  • 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 seven (7) 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
  • Courts 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 or inappropriate preparation will not be considered under exceptions.

On-Site Competency Assessment Dates

Limited dates released quarterly. Apply early to secure your preferred date.

For any enquiries, please contact hello@ihrp.sg

Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA Wednesday, 4 March 2020 Thursday, 13 February 2020 Closed
IHRP-CA Friday, 6 March 2020 Thursday, 13 February 2020 Closed
IHRP-CA Wednesday, 18 March 2020 Thursday, 13 February 2020 Closed
IHRP-CA Friday, 20 March 2020 Thursday, 13 February 2020 Closed
IHRP-CA Wednesday, 6 May 2020 Thursday, 9 April 2020 Open
IHRP-CA Friday, 8 May 2020 Thursday, 9 April 2020 Open
IHRP-CA Thursday, 28 May 2020 Thursday, 9 April 2020 Open
IHRP-CA Friday, 29 May 2020 Thursday, 9 April 2020 Open
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CP Thursday, 16 April 2020 Thursday, 19 March 2020 Closed
IHRP-CP Friday, 17 April 2020 Thursday, 19 March 2020 Closed
IHRP-CP Thursday, 14 May 2020 Thursday, 9 April 2020 Open
IHRP-CP Friday, 15 May 2020 Thursday, 9 April 2020 Open
IHRP-CP Thursday, 11 June 2020 Thursday, 14 May 2020 Open
IHRP-CP Friday, 12 June 2020 Thursday, 14 May 2020 Open
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-SP Tuesday, 19 May 2020 Monday, 16 March 2020 Closed
IHRP-SP Wednesday, 20 May 2020 Monday, 16 March 2020 Closed
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CA 2 Jul 2020, Thursday 24 May 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CA 3 Jul 2020, Friday 24 May 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CA 23 Jul 2020, Thursday 24 May 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CA 24 Jul 2020, Friday 24 May 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CA 10 Sep 2020, Thursday 2 Aug 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CA 11 Sep 2020, Friday 2 Aug 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CA 24 Sep 2020, Thursday 2 Aug 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CA 25 Sep 2020, Friday 2 Aug 2020, Sunday Open
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-CP 16 Jul 2020, Thursday 7 Jun 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP 17 Jul 2020, Friday 7 Jun 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP 27 Jul 2020, Monday 21 Jun 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP 13 Aug 2020, Thursday 5 Jul 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP 14 Aug 2020, Friday 5 Jul 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP 24 Aug 2020, Monday 19 Jul 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP 17 Sep 2020, Thursday 9 Aug 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP 18 Sep 2020, Friday 9 Aug 2020, Sunday Open
IHRP-CP                                21 Sep 2020, Monday 16 Aug 2020, Sunday Open     
Certification Level
Assessment Dates
Deadline for Submission
Status
IHRP-SP 18 Aug 2020, Tuesday 09 Jun 2020, Tuesday Open
IHRP-SP 19 Aug 2020, Wednesday 09 Jun 2020, Tuesday Open

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