PMI Certification

The Application Process

1.

Complete Application Forms

The first step in the application process requires completing the on-line (or paper based) application forms: PMI staff then review your application for completeness.

2.

Application Assessed By PMI

Once your on-line application has been assessed and determined to be complete, PMI will send you electronic notification to submit payment of the credential fee.

3.

Select Exam Delivery Method & Submit Credential Fee

This requires you to go back into the on-line certification system to: select your examination delivery method, request any special facilities, and submit payment.

4.

Receive Examination Schedule Instructions from PMI

After making your payment, your application will either be randomly selected for PMI's Audit process or you will receive your examination scheduling instructions.

PMP® Test Centre

Following registration, candidates must take their examination within the twelve-month eligibility period. One extension (or a refund) is possible but costs and conditions apply, details are contained in the Certification Handbook

The PMP® Test Centre in Dublin is located at:

Ground Floor, La Touche House

IFSC

Dublin 1

 

The PMP® Test Centre in Cork is located at:

Unit 2, The Stables

Alfred Street

Cork

PMP exam Dublin

Eligibility Criteria

Category 1 :

With a Primary Degree from a named list of universities PMP® candidates must:

  • 1. Document at least three calendar years experience in project management (during the past eight years), including at least 4,500 hours experience within the five recognised project management process groups.
  • 2. Document at least 35 contact hours of formal training in project management. How to obtain Contact Hours.
  • 3. Pass the PMP® certification exam.

Category 2 :

  • 1. Without a degree PMP® candidates must:
  • 2. Document at least five calendar years experience in project management (within the past eight years), including at least 7,500 hours experience within the five recognised project management process groups.
  • 3. Document at least 35 contact hours of formal training in project management. How to obtain Contact Hours.
  • 4. Pass the PMP® certification exam.

Recertification

A PMP® must commit to ongoing professional development and continuing education to maintain the credential.

PMPs® must adhere to this standard by obtaining a minimum of sixty (60) Professional Development Units (PDUs) every three years. The initial three-year clock starts running on the date of certification and ends on December 31 of the third year.

PDUs may be obtained through formal education, self-directed learning, educational programs, or community/professional service. All of the detailed specifics and documentation forms may be reviewed or downloaded at www.pmi.org. PMI charges a recertification fee of $60 (US) for PMI members, $150 (US) for non-PMI members.

"PMP" is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.