FAQ - How to Begin Your PMP Exam Application

In order to take your exam, you must complete an application on the Project Management Institute's website. (Paper applications are also available, but the online application is easier and faster.)

PMI publishes detailed instructions on how to complete your application in the PMP Handbook. You can download it at http://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/certifications/project-management-professional-handbook.pdf. Turn to page 7 of the Handbook for detailed instructions:

Step 1: Use the online certification system at https://certification.pmi.org to begin your application. 

Step 2: Record your 35 contact hours of project management training. Click the following button for more information.

Step 3: Record your project experience. Click the following button for the FAQ on that topic. 

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