What does the "status" message on my certification notice mean?
"Approved" - Your application to take a certification exam has been approved. You'll receive the exam location and scheduling information via email.
"Hold" - Your application has not been approved because we have questions about your application. Please contact a certification coordinator at 800-248-1946 (United States and Canada only) or 414-272-8575, or email@example.com.
"Certification Date" - Congratulations! You passed the exam. If there is a "Recertify by" date listed, you will need to recertify that certification by that specified date.
"Failed" - Unfortunately, you did not pass the exam. You will receive a breakdown of your results by mail. You can retake the exam at the retake rate within two years of your last attempt.