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 in order for candidates 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, 2015 (application deadline May 15, 2015)
  • March 4-12, 2016 (application deadline October 15, 2015)
  • July 8-16, 2016 (application deadline February 16, 2016)
  • October 7-15, 2016 (application deadline May 16, 2016)

CRC Exam results are provided to candidates at the test site following completion of the exam. Examinees will receive a score report indicating a pass or fail status. Those who do not pass will receive a score report including diagnostic information that can be used for further study. 

Exam results packets are mailed via U.S. Postal Service approximately four weeks after the last date in the testing window. Please note that examination results cannot be released over the phone or by electronic communication.

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 Follow the navigation to locate your most convenient testing center.