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Apply for SMEI Certification

You’ve Decided to Apply for SMEI Professional Certification

Great! Here are your application options. If you are currently a Professional or Executive Member, you will automatically receive the preferred member pricing shown below providing you have logged in as a member. If you are not a member, you can apply without a member account.

  1. Your application fee will be paid online during the application process. Your application fee includes access to a comprehensive e-book for self study and a companion online learning center with chapter quizzes and other learning resources. 
  2. Your exam registration fee will be paid when you register for your exam date. Note that you have up to one year to complete your exam from your application date.

Please Note:  This application section does not apply to residents of countries where SMEI has an exclusive licensed agent. If you apply from one of the countries listed below, your application will be rejected and your fee paid will be refunded less a $50 processing fee.


Check this Country List Before Applying

Please click on the appropriate country link to apply directly with our exclusive licensed agents: Bahrain, BelgiumP.R. China,  Egypt, Lebanon, Luxembourg, NetherlandsPuerto Rico, Qatar, Vietnam.




Regular Plan – Application & exam preparatory Course fee

$1099 Non-Members

$1049 – Members

$899 – Professional & Executive Members‡


Application only (no exam preparatory course)

Includes Application only. See Exam fees below.

$699.00 Non-members

$624.50 Members

$537.00 Professional & Executive Members


Exam Registration Fee

$125 Professional & Executive Members

$150 Members

$175 Non-members

Paid at the time of exam registration


Please note that all fees are in USD and non-refundable.
‡Professional & Executive Members pay an annual membership fee which qualifies for a discount as shown.


To proceed to the application form, please click on the link of your choice below: 

If you have a membership account, you will be requested to log in when you click on one of the links below. If you do not have a membership account, you can create one when prompted.

For Marketing Executives, Directors, Managers 

CME® Certified Marketing Executive 


For Sales Executives, Directors, Managers 

CSE® Certified Sales Executive


For Sales Representatives, Account Managers 

SCPS™ SMEI Certified Professional Salesperson


For Marketing Personnel (Not in a Supervisory Position) 

SCPM™ SMEI Certified Professional Marketer