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APICS Certification Program


All candidates are required to log in to the APICS website and complete the Authorization to Test (ATT) Request Form. An ATT is required in order to schedule an exam with Pearson VUE and is valid for one year from the date of issuance. After payment is applied, candidates will receive an ATT confirmation email from APICS with scheduling instructions and other exam-related information.

APICS is recognized as the premier provider of research, education and certification programs focused on supply chain and operations management.


Certified in Production and Inventory Management

The APICS CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management) certification is recognized globally as the standard of professional competence in production and inventory control. Since 1973, over 100,000 professionals have earned the APICS CPIM designation.

Certified Supply Chain Professional

The APICS CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) program sets the standard for supply chain management certification. Developed in 2006, this professional designation is the most widely recognized educational program for operations and supply chain management professionals around the world. 

Test Registration & Scheduling Information


To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process on the APICS website.


Once you have registered to take a test, you may immediately schedule your test appointment online 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation email listing your selected test date and testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center. Please check this information carefully for any errors.

Other questions about testing and certification.

Rescheduling or Canceling a Test

To reschedule or cancel a test appointment, log in to APICS account and follow the instructions provided. Please make sure to follow all onscreen instructions to complete your reschedule or cancellation. Pearson VUE will send a confirmation email of your rescheduled test or cancelled test.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I obtain an Authorization to Test (ATT)?

What if I need to reschedule an APICS CPIM exam?

What if I need to cancel an APICS CPIM or CPIM Recertification exam?

What if I did not give 24-hour notice to Pearson VUE but need to cancel my exam?

I had an emergency situation and was not able to take my exam. What should I do?

What if I have a Pearson VUE voucher that has not yet expired?

How do I provide feedback on my testing experience?

Last updated 2014-11-15