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?

Important Information

Candidate Handbooks are available for free downloading in the CSI Bookstore. 
You are required to read and understand the Handbook that pertains to your exam before registering.
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Fall 2022 Exam Cycle
Early Registration: August 3 - September 14, 2022
Standard Registration: September 15 - November 9, 2022
Late Registration: November 10 - November 20, 2022
Exam Window: November 9 - December 14, 2022
Results Notification: January 2023 via email

Two (2) testing options.

  1. In-person at Prometric testing center. Visit Prometric's website for the latest on test center policies.
  2. Remote Proctored Testing (RPT). Secure, virtual, online monitored exam from your home office. Technical and space requirements must be confirmed.

Early 8/3 - 9/14
Standard 9/15 - 11/9
Final 11/10 - 11/30
(CDT only)
All dates
Exam Window November 9 - December 14

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

Certification Maintenance
Four Easy Steps to Recertify


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Click Recertify/Reinstate to Submit the Application and Fee

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