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2017 Computer Based Testing Application Form

Once your application has been submitted, it should be processed within a few weeks. If you need to take the test immediately, the application can be processed in as little as four business days for an additional charge of $150.

Testing will not be available in Canada or for International testing until cut scores have been determined (most likely until October 2016).

Examinations are administered at over 190 computer centers in the U.S. and Canada on most business days. Includes all primary application materials.

Initial Application Fee
Non-members: $650
Constituents of Council members: $550

Second Rigging exam within 1 Year
(for an exam in a different category)
Non-members: $450
Constituents of Council members: $350

2017 Intent to Retake Form

Candidates may take the exmination twice more time within a 2 year period if they fail the initial test.

Non-members: $225
Constituents of Council members: $175

Pre-arranged Paper and Pencil Exam Application Form

This form is for paper and pencil administrations that have been specially arranged by an employer, union, or other organization.

Applications submitted after the determined deadline will be accepted if space is available and will incur a $25 late fee.

Use this form if your group has set up a date and location for a pre-arranged paper and pencil administration. Please check with your group to determine the application deadline.
Applicant Evaluation Form Must be completed if using Apprenticeship or Internship points to qualify to sit for the examination.
Request for Special Accommodations - Provider Form Must be completed if you are seeking special testing accommodations due to a disability.

Applications must be sent to:
630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 609
New York, NY 10036

*Download Abode Acrobat Reader (8.0 is recommended). Using Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will be able to fill out and save the forms. Once you have completed the forms, print them out, sign, and send them to ETCP with all required supporting documentation).

ETCP recognizes that a candidate may  have difficulty completing the ETCP Examination  as a result of a disability that occurs after applying to take the examination . The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual. An individual is not substantially limited in a major life activity if the limitation does not amount to a significant restriction when compared with the abilities of the average person. All requests for refund requests must be accompanied by the proper documentation from a medical professional