*All exams for 2020 are currently closed. Registration for the 2021 exam cycle will open in early February 2021. Please check back here for updates.
May 2021 Exam Schedule:
Registration opens: February 2021
Registration Deadline: April 16, 2021
Deferral Deadline: April 30, 2021
May Exam Testing Dates: May 17 - 22, 2021
*Unless otherwise stated, all 2021 exams will be offered both in-person and virtually. Please refer to our COVID-19 Updates page for announcements.
November 2021 Exam Schedule:
Registration opens: Februrary 2021
Registration Deadline: October 11, 2021
Deferral Deadline: October 25, 2021
November Exam Testing Dates: November 8 - 13, 2021
There are no formal requirements for the program, but we recommend 1, 2 and 3 years of equity compensation experience for the ECA Exam, and CEPI levels II and III respectively. For more information, please see the program description.
In order to register for an examination, the CEPI must receive your completed registration with payment by the enrollment deadline. Registration cannot be processed without payment. For additional questions about payment review the CEPI Handbook or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Registration Type||Fee (in US Dollars)|
|In contiguous US||$1895|
|Outside contiguous US||$1899|
|Successful Student Discount|
|In contiguous US||$1695|
|Outside contiguous US||$1699|
|Before deadline - contiguous US||$350|
|Before deadline - outside contiguous US||$399|
|After deadline - contiguous US||$500|
|After deadline - outside contiguous US||$499|
Note: Candidates are permitted to defer an exam registration twice. Additional deferrals will incur a full exam registration fee.
|Retest - Contiguous US|
|If new test year is within one calendar year of original test year||$450|
|If new test year is more than one calendar year from original test year||$600|
|Retest - Outside contiguous US|
|If new test year is within one calendar year of original test year||$499|
|If new test year is more than one calendar year from original test year||$699|
|"No-Show" within or outside contiguous US|
|Applies to registered candidates who do not show up at the test center on the day of the exam or arrive after instructions have been given||
Forfeit full exam registration fee.
Re-enter program as new exam candidate.
Study Materials for the exams include a study packet and several reference materials. All the materials are PDFs, and will be sent via a secure link to all who register for the exam. The course itself is entirely self-study, and all studying is done in the comfort of your own home, using our provided syllabi to guide your studies. All materials are included in the registration fee - no additional materials need to be purchased.
Reference textbooks are also included with the cost of registration and will be available in digital format.
Your MyCEP account is used to register for exams, check exam scores, update personal information and defer exams.
Since the Certified Equity Professional Institute sends out communication primarily through email, ensure that your primary email address (login email address) remains up to date. If you have lost access to the primary email on your MyCEP account, email email@example.com for assistance.
If you are having technical issues with the MyCEP system, email firstname.lastname@example.org.