SCHEDULING NCIDQ EXAMS
Spring (April) Exams: January 3 - March 31 | Fall (October) Exams: July 1 - September 30
Remote Proctoring - an exam delivery method administered by Prometric, CIDQ’s test delivery vendor, which provides candidates with the option of taking the IDFX or IDPX exams in a convenient location (i.e. at home) versus at a Prometric Test Center. Learn if remote proctoring is a good option for you; review the FAQ's.
Steps for Purchasing & Scheduling
1. Pay exam fee(s) through MyNCIDQ Account
2. Schedule exam(s) with Prometric through the dashboard on your MyNCIDQ Account.
3. Once exam(s) has been scheduled, you will receive a confirmation email with your exam appointment details (exam section, date, time, and location) from Prometric.
Tip: You can confirm your exam appointment details anytime through the dashboard on your MyNCIDQ Account.
Also, if testing in-person at a Prometric Test Center and wish to identify available test dates/locations prior to purchasing an exam, view the Prometric scheduling system.
Reminder: Candidates should pay the exam fee during the exam payment/scheduling period for which they wish to test. Fees cannot be rolled over to future exam administrations.
Need to reschedule or cancel? Review our policies and exam day rules.
An applicant's eligibility period (the window of time to schedule, take and pass the examinations) starts automatically with the first exam administration following the application's approval. For example, the FIRST exam administration for applications approved in the winter (November - January) is the spring exam (April), and the FIRST exam administration for applications approved in the summer (May - July) is the fall exam (October).
ALL THREE SECTIONS: Must be passed within 10 exam administrations
IDFX ONLY: Must be passed within 4 exam administrations + IDPX & PRACTICUM (2nd stage for IDFX ONLY applicants): Must be passed within 10 exam administrations.
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