CSI is the construction community's authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI's Certification Program, you can strengthen and demonstrate your understanding of the entire construction process, and concrete skills in:

  • Construction documentation development and administration 

  • Specification writing and enforcement 

  • Product research and sourcing 

  • Communication with the design and contracting teams

Learn more about how you’ll benefit from CSI Certification.

Why Get Certified?
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Fall 2020 Exam Cycle

Early Registration: August 3 - September 23, 2020
Standard Registration: September 24 - October 31, 2020
Late Registration: November 1 - 13, 2020
Exam Window: November 2 - December 15, 2020
Results Notification: January 2021 via email

New!  Two (2) testing options.

  1. In-person at Prometric testing center.  Required to bring your own mask and wear it during the exam.  Testing center hours and appointments vary by region with reduced occupancy to assure safe social distancing within the exam seating.
  2. Remote Proctored Testing (RPT). Secure, virtual, online monitored exam from your home office. Technical and space requirements must be confirmed.

Registration Opens August 3!

  Dates Member Non-Member
Early 8/3 - 9/23 $375 $625
Standard 9/24 - 10/31 $460 $795
Final 11/1 - 11/13 $545 $935
(CDT® only)
All dates $165 
Exam Window November 2 - December 15

Registration cost does not include prep materials, courses, practice guides, or the AIA A-201 or EJCDC C-700 exam source materials, which may be purchased separately. Have 10 or more certification applicants within your organization? For group pricing and registration, please contact Themica McBee, Membership Manager at tmcbee@csinet.org

Important Information

Fall 2020 Candidate Handbooks are available for free downloading in the CSI Bookstore. 
*** IMPORTANT: Be sure to read through the handbook that pertains to your exam before registering to sit for an exam.

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