IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP) certification

Obtain an industry-endorsed recognition as an IHRP Certified Professional. Gain recognition for your mastery of HR competencies that are business-relevant, future-ready and incorporate progressive HR practices.

Who is it for

The IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP) is for you if you are in a HR Managerial or Business Partnering role and responsible for developing and implementing HR policies and programmes to deliver HR services and operate the HR function.


You are eligible to apply for IHRP-CP certification if you are an existing HR professional and have:

  • at least 2 years of HR-related work experience at the appropriate level of role seniority
  • successfully completed 150 hours of structured HR-related education or training e.g. HR-related tertiary education, HR courses/workshops/conferences/seminars
  • declared compliance to the IHRP Code of Professional Conduct

Assessment method

You will be assessed through:

  • Stage 1: Submission of detailed information and documented proof to demonstrate HR-related training and experience.
  • Stage 2: On-site assessment (multiple-choice questions for Paper A and Paper B).


The fees for IHRP-CP are as follows:

New application


(with government subsidies applied)

Application fee (Online submission)
Assessment fee (Onsite assessment)



(with government subsidies applied)

Assessment fee per paper
(Paper A or Paper B)
 $80 $750

*Fee is subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax. Read more on the fee policy.


Recertification is due 3 years from the date of certification.

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