Certification Exam Dates & Deadlines

If you are interested in either the CPRP or CFRP credential, please read below for information on exam eligibility, dates, and deadlines.
 

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APPLYING FOR AND SCHEDULING PRA CERTIFICATION EXAM ATTEMPTS 

PRA certification exams are delivered via live virtual proctoring, allowing candidates to take the CPRP and CFRP exams 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, from the comfort of their own homes (or anywhere with an internet connection). Pass/fail results are now delivered upon completion of the exam.  PLEASE NOTE: PRA does not send paper certificates; electronic certificates will be sent to individuals who pass the exam via email.  

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TO SIT FOR A PRA CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION CANDIDATES MUST: 

  • Meet the academic preparation, training, and work experience requirements. Eligibility Pathway (You may sit for the exam prior to completing the work experience requirements.  After passing the exam, your credential will become active once you have met the work experience requirement. 
  • Submit the appropriate application and exam fee: $395 (members) / $515 (nonmembers) 

    Once a certification exam application has been approved, candidate information will be sent to our test proctor, who will contact candidates directly via email with instructions on how to schedule their examination.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days following approval of your application to receive correspondence from our testing proctor.  If you have not heard from the test proctor after ten (10) business days, please check your spam and junk folders first, then email PRA at info@psychrehabassociation.org

RE-TAKING THE EXAM 

  • Candidates have one year from their application approval date to take and pass the exam; the first exam attempt is included in the application fee. Candidates that do not pass the exam may retake the exam. 
  • There is a $200 fee for each time a candidate re-takes an exam. 
  • Candidates must wait 30 days between all exam sittings. 
  • Candidates may re-take the exam up to three (3) times.
  • Exams and re-take exams must be taken within one year of the application approval date. Once the one-year eligibility period has passed, candidates must re-apply to sit for the exam by submitting a new exam application and application fee. 

To re-take the exam, please contact PRA at info@psychrehabassociation.org 

ABOUT THE EXAM: 

The certification exam application is 100% paperless. PRA will discard any mailed, faxed, or emailed documents relating to exam eligibility applications, unless requested by PRA staff or the Commission.  All aspects of your application must be uploaded into your online application.  

EXAM APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Before beginning an application, candidates must create their own individual account on the PRA website.  Once a login has been created, candidates can apply for exams on PRA’s website. Payment is collected upon submission of the application for review. 

DEADLINES AND REFUND POLICY: 

All deadlines are non-negotiable.  You are highly encouraged to submit your completed application well before your desired testing date, in order to address any reviewer inquiries or requests regarding your application, connectivity issues, date/time availability for the virtual proctor, etc. 

 Application fees are non-transferrable.  The exam application corresponds to the person intending to take the exam.  Because this fee is collected upon submission of the application, no transfer or refund is available once received, as the application review begins as soon as the application is submitted. 

Application fees are non-refundable.  If you believe you are seeing the nonmember price in error, DO NOT complete your purchase.  Please email PRA at info@psychrehabassociation.org to verify your member status. 

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