There are no formal requirements for the program, but we recommend 1, 2 and 3 years of equity compensation experience for CEPI Levels I, 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||$1495|
|Outside contiguous US||$1695|
|Successful Student Discount|
|In contiguous US||$1295|
|Outside contiguous US||$1495|
|Before deadline - contiguous US||$350|
|Before deadline - outside contiguous US||$450|
|After deadline - contiguous US||$500|
|After deadline - outside contiguous US||$600|
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||$250|
|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||$350|
|If new test year is more than one calendar year from original test year||$700|
|"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.
General location information:
Upon registration, you will be asked to pick an exam location. All exam locations are subject to change and are routinely reviewed to best accommodate the number of exam candidates. The actual location of an exam may be outside of the city limits of the named city. You will be notified of the exact exam location approximately three weeks prior to the exam.
US Exam Locations
|Arlington, VA||Eden Prairie, MN||Orlando, FL|
|Atlanta, GA||Fairfield, CT||Philadelphia, PA|
|Boston, MA||Greensboro, NC||Phoenix, AZ|
|Chicago, IL||Houston, TX||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Cincinnati, OH||Los Angeles, CA||San Diego, CA|
|Cleveland, OH||Nashville, TN||Santa Clara, CA|
|Dallas, TX||New York, NY||Seattle, WA|
|Denver, CO||Northern NJ|
|Detroit, MI||Oakland, CA|
Non -US Exam Locations
If you are registering outside of the US, please select "Non-US" as your location. A representative from the CEPI will then be in contact with you. Non-US exam locationa are arranged on an individual basis. Candidates who test outside of the US will be required to:
- assist in arranging a suitable location
- assist in securing a suitable proctor
- allow other candidates in the vicinity to test at that location
Note that non-US exams may be administered on the Monday following the regularly scheduled date. Candidates will be notified of the exam date at least three weeks prior to the test.
Study Materials for the exams include a binder and several reference textbooks. Your study binder is included in the cost of the exam and will be sent via UPS to the address supplied during registration. The package will require a signature for delivery. If you would like to change the address the binder is sent to, please contact email@example.com.
Reference textbooks need to be purchased separately. Confirmation of your registration will include textbook ordering instructions. For more information about ordering textbooks, please visit our Study Materials page.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
If you are having technical issues with the MyCEP system, email email@example.com.