Certification Examination Registration
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Ready to take your SMEI Certification Examination?

You must have applied and paid for certification prior to registering for your examination.  If you have not applied, please apply first.  Follow the instructions below to register for your certification exam.  Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks beginning from the date you apply for your examination to the date you are requesting for your examination.

Click here for the exam calendar.  Please note - exams are available only on the dates on this calendar.

If you would like to register now for your examination please use one of the following links:


Exam Registration Forms

Examination Timing:

  1. Examinations must be taken within 365 days of application approval date.
  2. After 365 days, applicants must reapply and pay the full application fee.

Applicants may apply to SMEI for one 6 month extension of the examination deadline providing they apply in writing and include the reason for the request.  A fee of $150 will be charged for any extension granted.  The application must be received 60 days in advance of the original 365 day deadline. 

Examination Support: 

SMEI's exam must be scheduled within the hours when our examination support is available between 11.00am  EST through 8.00pm EST on the set days. Dates are subject to change with notice.  Special arrangements may be possible for groups of 5 or more – please direct requests by email to certification@smei.org.  

Examination Rescheduling:

If you have previously registered for your examination and you are unable to keep this commitment, please complete the Examination Rescheduling form.

There is a fee of $50.00 USD to cover the administrative costs associated with rescheduling. 
Please click on this link to go to the Exam Rescheduling form.

Examination Invigilation & Proctors:

The examination is taken online using a live Internet connection.  Please ensure that the examination location you set up with your proctor will offer you a private space with a computer and high-speed internet connection.   SMEI is not responsible for exam data lost due to connection, computer or other technical problems related to the examination facility.  Applicants are responsible for providing a suitable proctor to supervise their examination.  The exam must be taken:

  • at a recognized facility providing exam invigilation services; or
  • in a private space at a home or office using a computer equipped with a webcam and an Internet connection and an account setup with ProctorU as the proctor.