|On Exam Day
Please arrive at the testing center 15 minutes early and provide the proctor with your confirmation email which contains your test taker authorization code to launch your exam. You will be required to provide two (2) forms of identification: one must be a government issued photo ID and another can be a credit card, bank debit card, employee identification card, etc. NOTE: In the United States a social security card is NOT an acceptable form of identification.
You will receive instructions from the proctor and scratch paper/pencil, if needed. Examination candidates are not permitted to bring any items into the testing center, including food or drink, except for the items listed below for each specific certification examination. Once seated and the proctor has loaded your examination, you are ready to launch the exam.
The AACE International Certification Exam
The exam structure is as follows:
Once the examination has launched
The first screen is an instruction and agreement page. Please read the instructions and agreement statement thoroughly. You are required to select “I agree” in order to proceed.
Cancellations & No Shows, Rescheduling and Refund Policy
After the Exam
Due to the complexity of some exams, you may not receive your exam results immediately. Please refer to the table below for an expected timeframe for receiving exam results.
All candidates will receive a brief electronic survey in which they will be asked to rate their examination experiences. Responses to the survey will in no way impact exam results. Responses to the survey, however, will be shared with the Certification Department and the AACE Certification Board in order to improve the certification process for future candidates.
Certification Revocation or Suspension
Revocation and suspension of an AACE Certification designation may be caused by violation of the Canons of Ethics, falsification of information on the application, malpractice, plagiarism or other unethical behavior.
Revocation of a designation is permanent.
Suspension of a designation is limited to the suspension period determined by the Certification Board. Once the suspension period has lapsed, the certification will be reinstated with the original expiration date at the time of suspension.