ADP Professional Certification Program

ADP Certified Specialist: We know you're a pro--show the world you are, too!

As an HCM professional, you’ve got specialized skills and knowledge that you’ve worked hard to gain. Add to your credentials with a certification to prove it! ADP Professional Certification from the industry leader validates your expertise and proficiency in ADP Workforce Now.
Become an ADP Certified Specialist in Payroll, Time & Attendance, or Human Resources. Better yet, become an ADP Certified Specialist in all three areas of expertise with the full suite of ADP Professional Certification exams, including optional refresher courses to help you prepare.


ADP Workforce Now Certified Human Resources Specialist Exam

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ADP Workforce Now Certified Time & Attendance Specialist Exam

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ADP Workforce Now Certified Payroll Specialist Exam

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Register for an Exam

ADP recommends that you have at least six months of experience using ADP Workforce Now before signing up for an exam. Each exam has a fee of $200 and consists of approximately 50 to 75 multiple-choice questions. Registration for the Fall 2018 exam opens August 1, 2018.

Training and Exam Preparation

Optional refresher courses are available to help you prepare for the exam. Each course costs $95 for a 60- to 90-minute review session of topics covered on the exam, including practice questions.

More information about our refresher course, suggested study resources and schedule will be posted on August 1, 2018.

Any Questions?

Be sure to click the Learn More buttons above for detailed information about each exam. An ADP learning specialist will answer any additional questions during your optional refresher course. Feel free to email us at, too. We’re here to help.

Last updated 2018-06-07