APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management.

How to Apply for the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Exam Outside North America

For information on the APICS CSCP exam and testing procedures outside of North America, please visit our bulletins page, where you can download the APICS CSCP Certification Bulletin. It provides everything you need to know about the latest facts, requirements and changes that impact your exams.

Step one: apply for eligibility

All APICS CSCP candidates need to apply for eligibility before taking the exam. Please allow two weeks for the application process. Eligibility requirements for the APICS CSP designation are:
  • Five (5) or more years of supply chain related work experience
  • Two (2) or more years of supply chain related work experience and at least one of the following:
    • APICS CFPIM, CPIM, or CIRM certification
    • C.P.M., CPSM, or CSM certification
    • Bachelor's Degree or the international equivalent *

* Related business experience is work that directly connects to some aspect of the supply chain, including:

  • raw materials extraction
  • transportation and logistics
  • procurement
  • manufacturing
  • warehousing
  • distribution
  • retail
  • customer service
  • software design and support
  • management
  • sales
  • quality control
  • skilled craft work (technician)

You will not qualify if you are in a clerical or administrative support position such as:

  • data entry
  • duplicating machine operator
  • file clerk
  • office machine operator
  • secretary
  • telephone operator
  • order clerk/unskilled labor position

**Equivalent of a bachelor's degree is defined as a level of study that would qualify you for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.

Step two: request an Authorization to Test (ATT)

You must request and receive an Authorization to Test (ATT) email before scheduling an exam. Please carefully review the information in this email. If any information is incorrect, or needs to be updated, please contact APICS at exams@apics.org. Please have your APICS ID and authorization ID available.

Step three: Schedule your exam

To schedule APICS CSCP exams please email exams@apics.org. An APICS representative will respond to your scheduling requests.

Exam fees (in USD)

APICS members: $1,050
Nonmembers: $1,300
Retake: $450

Exam dates


2015

21 March – 9 May

6 June – 4 July

15 August – 12 September

31 October – 12 December