From 1 January 2014, all APICS exams are computer based testing.

Effective 4th March 2017, you can book and take the exam on any day of the year (subject to exam center space availability).


Note: Your online study tools are valid for 1 year and so it is advisable to study and take the exam before then.


Computer Based Testing Facts:

  • Candidates will be able to schedule computer-based exams.
  • Candidates will have more flexible exam scheduling options
  • Candidates will receive exam results immediately.
  • Students can sit CPIM, CLTD & CSCP exams and can resit after 14 days stand-down period.
  • Students need to register for the CBT exam to secure their exam sit.
  • Before scheduling an exam, candidates will need an authorization to test (ATT)
  • With Pearson VUE - APICS` current sole test provider, candidates have access to many locations in New Zealand & worldwide.
  • Candidates can purchase an Exam Credit from NZPICS at a cheaper price and use it as a payment option when requesting an Authorization To Test (ATT).

Important information about the exams and processes, and rules:

APICS  exam assistance tools:

APICS CPIM Test-Taking Tips

How to Request an Authorization To Test (ATT)

On the day of your exam

Attend your  CPIM/CLTD/CSCP exam at your nominated Pearson VUE Exam Centre.

On the day of your exam:

Reporting to the test center

  • Candidates must check in at the test center no later than 30 minutes before their scheduled appointment.
  • Candidates who arrive past this time may be refused admission to the test center and may lose their exam appointment.
  • Furthermore, they may be considered a no-show and may forfeit the full exam fee.
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After The Exam

Exam score information

From 2014,  exam scores will be available directly after completing your Computer Based Test.

Exam Certificates

These are available either electronically or as a hard copy from APICS. Note that shipping costs may be charged.

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