CRC Exam Schedule

The CRC Exam consists of 175 multiple-choice questions administered during an allotted 3½ hours within an 8-day testing window.

Candidates should set aside four hours, which includes time for check-in, instructions, and a tutorial on the computer, to become familiar with the computer system.

The CRC Exam is administered three times a year. Upcoming test dates and application deadlines are:                                                    

October 2-10, 2020 Exam (COVID19 window extension: October 2-31)

  • A complete application must be submitted and all fees must be paid by the August 31, 2020 deadline.

March 5-13, 2021 Exam

  • A complete application must be submitted and all fees must be paid by the December 31, 2020 deadline.

New Exam Delivery Vendor - March 2021 CRC Exam Window: To better serve our candidates, we are excited to announce our new relationship with PearsonVue. We are in the process of transitioning our CRCC exam delivery services from Prometric to our new exam vendor PearsonVue. During this transition, we continue to accept applications for the March 2021 exam window; however, candidates will not be able to schedule their exam appointments until November 2020. If you have questions email CRCC at

Exam Locations

Onsite testing:

The CRC Exam is available in nearly 300 locations in the U.S. and Canada for each test date. To locate testing sites in your area, visit the Prometric website at and follow the navigation to locate your most convenient testing center.

Remote Online Testing:

Due to COVID19, Prometric is offering CRC exam remote online testing option for the candidates testing during the July and October exam windows. If interested in online testing, you will need to: