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Exam Dates - Quality Technician Certification - CQT

Step 3. Choose an exam date.

Find the best date and location for you. Applications sent after the initial deadline will automatically incur an additional, nonrefundable, $70 late registration fee. Applications received after the late application deadline will automatically be processed for the next examination date. Note the application deadlines for each exam date. Are you ready to apply for the exam?

All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. (Central) on the date specified.

Computer-Based Testing Dates

ASQ certification examinations are delivered by ASQ's testing partner, Prometric. The examination scheduling instructions in your eligibility letter will direct you to a section of Prometric's website, where you can select and schedule your examination date and location.

Testing Windows: Application Deadline
September 1 - October 15, 2016

August 22, 2016*

*Online applications only. Paper application deadline passed.
January 6 - 22, 2017 December 9, 2016
March 3 - 19, 2017 February 3, 2017
May 5 - 21, 2017 April 7, 2017
July 7 - 23, 2017 June 9, 2017
September 1 - 17, 2017 August 4, 2017
November 3 - 19, 2017 October 6, 2017

Special Administration Dates

Exam Date Application Deadline Late Application Fee ($70) Deadline Location
October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016

Select ASQ Local Sections and International Sites

April 30, 2017 March 24, 2017 N/A 2017 World Conference on Quality and Improvement
Charlotte, NC

Under special circumstances, ASQ Sections and/or international organizations will host exams at select locations. When you apply to take your exam, you'll be asked to designate a preferred examination country on your application. ASQ will make every effort to accommodate your request.

**For a list of dates and locations of ASQ offered Permanent Special Administration sites (paper based exams) please click here.**

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