To apply for the CPRP Candidates will need to complete the Initial Application.

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Individual Initial Application and Exam Fees

  • $245 for students (Please contact certification@nrpa.org for eligibility and requirements)
  • $265 for NRPA members 
  • $309 for non-NRPA members

 

What to Expect

  • Applicants will receive an email notification from NRPA within one month of applying, verifying the completion of the application process and instructions on how to schedule the exam. 
  • Candidates will obtain a score report directly following exam completion.
  • If the candidate has passed the examination a certificate will be sent from NRPA within 6-8 weeks.
  • If the candidate is not successful, information will be provided on the score report regarding how to schedule a re-test. Information on how to re-test for the CPRP may also be found online here.

 

Group Certification Discount Packages:

  • Premier Agency Package – NRPA’s Premier members can now save up to $95 dollars on applications by applying for a group discount.
  • Agency Package – Allows for 3 or more individuals to apply for a group discount regardless of membership status with NRPA (additional fees may apply).
  • University Package – Your University’s faculty, staff and students may apply for group discounts on application fees and study materials through NRPA.

 

For details and eligibility please contact NRPA’s Certification Division at certification@nrpa.org or 703.858.0784

 

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