Certification Fees

Fee policies governing the IHRP Certification process. All fees stated below are subjected to GST at the prevailing rate.


Fee Summary

IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP)

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments from 2018
FeeSingaporean/PR (with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
Experience Assessment
$70$600
On-site Assessment
$80$750
Total$150$1,350

IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP)

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments from 2018
FeeSingaporean/PR(with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
Experience Assessment
$70 $600
On-site Assessment
 $170 $1,550
Total $240  $2,150

Fee Breakdown

a) Stage 1: Experience Assessment

IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP)

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments from 2018
FeeSingaporean/PR (with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
Experience Assessment$70$600


IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP)

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments from 2018
FeeSingapore/PR (with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
Experience Assessment$70$600

Notes:

  • The fee for Experience Assessment is non-refundable and/or non-transferrable.
  • Candidates may select an assessment date directly through the online assessment scheduling system after payment of Experience Assessment fee.
  • Candidates will be informed of their eligibility to proceed to On-site Assessment at least 4 weeks from the scheduled date of assessment.

b) Stage 2: On-site Assessment

IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP)

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments from 2018
FeeSingaporean/PR (with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
On-Site Assessment$80$750

IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP)

Fee applicable to candidates taking assessments from 2018
FeeSingapore/PR (with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
On-Site Assessment$170$1,550

Notes:

  • Stage 2 On-site Assessment fee is payable only upon successful advancement from Experience Assessment.
  • IHRP reserve the rights to assign alternative assessment date due to unforeseen circumstances. Such change of assessment dates initiated by IHRP will not be subjected to any re-scheduling fee. 
  • Upon notification of successful advancement to Stage 2, candidates are allowed 7 calendar days to change assessment date or withdraw without incurring a fee. Rescheduling fee chargeable thereafter. (Please refer to Rescheduling Fee below)
  • Any fee not paid by fourteen (14) calendar days before the scheduled on-site assessment date will be considered  “no-show” (please refer to “No-show” below)

c) Stage 2 (re-assessment)

Singaporean / PR (with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
$80 Paper A, Paper B, Paper C$750 Paper A, Paper B, Paper C 

Notes:

  • A re-assessment fee* will be chargeable to candidates who wish to re-sit for a paper. There is no minimum re-assessment interval between the 1st assessment attempt and subsequent re-assessments.
  • L1 assessments are carried out monthly.
  • L2 assessments are carried out on a quarterly basis
  • All assessment results have a validity period of 18 months.

* Re-assessment fees are used to defray administrative costs.

d) Rescheduling Fee

LevelSingaporean / PRNon-Singaporean
IHRP-CP$50$50
IHRP-SP$50$50

Notes:

Any rescheduling of Stage 2 On-site Assessments must be made, and fees paid, no later than fourteen (14) calendar days before the scheduled assessment date, failing which "no-show" applies (please refer "No-show" below)

e) Cancellation Fee

LevelSingaporean / PRNon-Singaporean
IHRP-CP$70$70
IHRP-SP$100$100

Notes:

In the event the candidate elects to withdraw prior to IHRP certification assessment deadline (at least fourteen (14) calendar days before the scheduled assessment date), candidates will be provided a refund less $70 for IHRP Level 1 certification assessment and $100 for IHRP Level 2 certification assessment to defray administrative costs. Any bank charges resulting from the refund shall be borne by the candidate. No refund is allowed for notice given less than fourteen (14) calendar days, and will be considered a "no-show" (please refer to "No-show" below).

f) Stage 3: Continuing Professional Development (Recertification Fee)

LevelSingaporean / PR (with government subsidies applied)Non-Singaporean
IHRP-CP$450$540
IHRP-SP$450$540

Notes:

Certification is valid for three years after the date of conferment. A renewal of certificate is required to remain certified. A renewal fee of for IHRP-CP and IHRP-SP will apply. For more information, please visit our recertification page. Kindly note, you must be currently an IHRP certified professional for the entire period of certification to be eligible for re-certification.

g) No-show

Notes:

  • No refunds will be made for a candidate whose IHRP On-site Assessment date has been confirmed, but does not reschedule, cancel or attend the IHRP assessment.
  • All cancellations and rescheduling must be made at least fourteen (14) calendar days before the scheduled On-site Assessment, failing which it will be considered a "no-show".
  • If the participant requests to be rescheduled following a "no-show", he or she will need to repay the entire cost of certification (Experience Assessment fee + On-site Assessment Fee) before being rescheduled.

h) Fee deadlines

Fees are due according to published assessment calendar and/or in correspondence from IHRP. The fees stated in this policy are correct at the time of publication. IHRP reserves the right to alter fees without prior notice.  

i) Payment methods

Singaporean / PRNon-Singaporean

Online - a link will be provided to you upon application via payment gateway.

Online - a link will be provided to you upon application via payment gateway


j) Exceptions

IHRP will need to be notified in writing for any exceptional circumstances no later than fourteen (14) calendar days after the On-site Assessment date. Such requests should be communicated via hello@ihrp.sg, stating candidate name, NRIC/FIN/Passport number, date of assessment and reason(s) for the exceptions. All requests must be supported by appropriate documentation which include:

  • Hospitalisation or medical certificates issued by registered hospitals or clinics under the Law of the Republic of Singapore
  • Death Certificate due to the death in the immediate family
  • Police Reports for disabling accidents
  • Courts appearance
  • Unexpected National Service mobilisation
  • Other extenuating circumstances not mentioned above

IHRP may, at its discretion, approve a request to reschedule or cancel an On-site Assessment for a candidate on a case by case basis. Relevant rescheduling or cancellation fees may apply.


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