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Exam Dates

Please check exam dates & deadlines carefully as we will not make exceptions for late applications. All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. US CST 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.

Odd-month Exams

CQT, CQI, CRE, CFSQA, CMDA, CMQ/OE, CSSBB, CSSYB, CSQP

Testing Window Application Deadline
July 1 - 31, 2021 Deadline Passed
September 1 - 30, 2021 August 4, 2021
November 1 - 30, 2021 October 4, 2021
January 1 - 31, 2022 December 5, 2021

Even-month Exams

CQA, CQE, CQIA, CSQE, CSSGB, CQPA, CCT, CPGP

Testing Window Application Deadline
June 1 - 30, 2021 Deadline Passed
August 1 - 31, 2021 July 4, 2021
October 1 - 31, 2021 September 3, 2021
December 1 - 31, 2021 November 3, 2021


Translated Exams (Languages & Locations)

Language Locations Exams Offered
Korean Seoul CRE, CQE
Mandarin *Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Suzhou CSSGB, CSSBB, CQE, CMQ/OE, CRE
Portuguese - Brazil Rio de Janiero, Sao Jose dos Campos, Ipatinga, Belo Horizonte, Sao Paolo CQE
Spanish - Mexico Mexico City, Tijuana, Celaya, Chihuahua, Juarez, Nogales CQE, CQIA, CSSGB, CSSBB
Spanish - All other locations San Jose - Costa Rica, Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic, Quito - Ecuador, Lima - Peru CQE, CQIA, CSSGB, CSSBB

Translated exams are offered via paper-based testing (PBT) only. For more information about the application process, please see our Apply page, which features details about the PBT process.


*Mandarin Paper-Based exam locations are subject to demand. Candidates may need to reschedule to the next exam date or sit for an exam at a different location if minimum registration requirements are not met. For more information about Mandarin Paper-based exams, please view Prometric's China PBT page.

Translated Exam Testing Dates

All Locations (Excluding China)

Exam Date Application Deadline
December 4, 2020 Deadline Passed
June 5, 2021 April 21, 2021
December 4, 2021 October 15, 2021



*Mandarin Exams in China

Exam Date Application Deadline Scheduling Deadline
December 4, 2020 Deadline Passed Deadline Passed
June 5, 2021 April 21, 2021 May 3, 2021
December 4, 2021 October 4, 2021 October 20, 2021

*Mandarin exams in China are administered by our testing partner Prometric. Candidates will receive an eligibility ID via email, 1-2 days after their application is approved, and will be required to schedule their exam date and location with Prometric by the ‘Scheduling Deadline’ listed in the table above. For more information about Mandarin Paper-based exams, please view Prometric's China PBT page.

Download China PBT Exam Application (PDF)


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