QEP Certification

Eligibility requirements for the written exam

Environmental professionals possessing at least a baccalaureate degree in physical, earth, or natural science, engineering, or mathematics and 5 subsequent years of professional environmental work experience acceptable to IPEP, or a baccalaureate or equivalent degree in a discipline other than those previously listed and 8 subsequent years of professional environmental work experience acceptable to IPEP.

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Written Examination Fees

The application fee for the written exam is $150. If the candidate is approved to take the exam, the examination fee is $150, payable within 60 days of notification of approval. All fees are non-refundable, payable to IPEP by check in U.S. funds. An approved candidate has 12 months to take the exam after notification of acceptance to the exam. If confirmed as a QEP, there is an Annual Renewal Fee of $150, with the first year’s fee prorated.