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Schedule of Fees


Application, Online Exam Preparatory course & Exam Fees*

Professional & Executive Members All Others
Application Fee $899* $1049*
Exam Registration Fee $125 $150

*Application fee includes online preparatory course. If you wish to challenge the exam without taking the course, the application fee is $449.00

Annual Renewal Fees

$0.00 Executive Member
$55.00 Professional Member   
$95.00 Member


Remedial Exam (Rewrite) Fee

$175.00 Remedial Examination or Renewal Examination 


Exam Rescheduling Fee



Lapsed Certification Fee


For lapsed certification (does not include renewal fee)


Exam Date & Online Course Access EXTENSION FEE

$250.00  Extends exam date and online course access for 6 months from the application expiration date  


Lifetime Certification Fee


$150.00 For lifetime certification upon retirement.  


Fee Notice

  • All fees are quoted in United States Dollars. Applicants should be aware that a fee may be charged by the proctor selected to supervise the exam.  Fees may vary by location.  Cost of any proctor or exam location fees are the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Application fees are non-transferable and non-refundable unless qualifications for the designation you apply for are considered not met after review by the Certified Marketing & Sales Professionals Board.  Should you not meet the qualifications, you will receive a prompt refund along with a letter of explanation.  Renewal and Remedial Exam Fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Renewal qualifications include 12 hours of documented continuing education each year or a rewrite of the exam.

*Fees may be higher in territories under licence to SMEI certification partners.