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PMI-ACP® Exam Requirements & Exam Costs

About PMI-ACP® Exam Requirements & Exam Costs

# Requirements Description
  1.  General Project Management Experience   • 2,000 hours working on project teams
  • These hours must be earned within the last 5 years
  • Active PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement.
  2.   Agile Project Experience  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies
  • These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in "general project experience".
  •These hours must be earned within the last 3 years
  3.   Training in Agile Practices  • 21 contact hours
  • Hours must be earned in Agile practices
  4.    Examination   • Tests knowledge of Agile Fundamentals


Requirements - High School or Equivalent or higher

PMI-ACP Examination: Tests your knowledge of Agile fundamentals and ability to apply your knowledge to basic projects.

For more information, please visit: PMI®'s website. You can download the PMI-ACP Handbook, The Examination Content Outline, the examination reference list and more. Also read "Who should apply."

Maintenance of the Agile Credential:
30 PDUs /3 CEUs every 3 years in Agile project management. If you also hold the Agile credential & the PMP or PgMP credential, the hours will also apply toward the PMP credential.

The Agile Exam Questions:
100 scored items and 20 unscored (pre-test) items. Agile tools and techniques are 50% of the Exam. Agile knowledge and skills are about 50% of the Exam.

PMI-ACP Exam Information:
Exam Fee PMI Member: $435
Exam Fee Non PMI Member: $495
Repeat Exam PMI Member: $335
Repeat Exam Non PMI Member: $395
Credential Renewal PMI Member: $90
Credential Renewal Non PMI Member: $130

For further questions, please call Nereda Haque,PMP at 360-584-8614 (cell) or 1-855-SMART50 or email her at neredahaque@smartpathllc.com.

PMI and PMI-ACP are the registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.