Payments and Fees

Fee Structure

During the application process, the candidate will be asked to pay a nonrefundable application fee, which pays for the processing of each application. Additionally, PSI will collect an exam fee to cover the exam administration and proctoring. State or local taxes may apply, and all fees are non-refundable, non-transferable, and subject to change without notice.

The following list contains possible initial certification or recertification fees for the PO program.

Payment Methods

Applicants can pay fees electronically with a credit card through the PO Portal or via a link provided by WPI. If paying by credit card is not an option, other forms of payment can be acceptable. Please reach out to the Certification Team if you need to arrange an alternate method of payment. Cash payments of any kind will not be accepted.” AND delete the Checks or money orders and bank wire sections.


  • Checks or money orders can be made payable to “Association of Boards of Certification.”


  • Payment by bank wire must include an additional $20 wire processing fee. The applicant is also responsible for paying all fees imposed by the originating and intermediary financial institutions.  Contact WPI for wire instructions.