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RIMS-CRMP-FED Certified Risk Management Professional for Federal Government Exam

RIMS-CRMP-FED Certified Risk Management Professional for Federal Government Exam

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A risk management professional is a partner who supports the organization to leverage the opportunities and uncertainties associated with its goals and objectives. Risk managers lead the development and implementation of risk management practices that enable the organization to make risk-effective decisions that create and sustain value.

The RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional for Federal Government (RIMS-CRMP-FED) is a credential that demonstrates the achievement of validated risk management competencies and commitment to quality. It represents the standard of education, experience and ethics that the discipline requires.

RIMS-CRMP-FEDs may use the credential to establish credibility within their organization and among risk management professionals. Adding the RIMS-CRMP-FED credential to your professional profile verifies that you have achieved a high level of expertise, education and experience required to successfully manage risk and support decision making in the federal government environment.

Before scheduling a RIMS-CRMP-FED exam, you must meet the eligibility requirements, submit your application, pay the designated fee, and receive an authorization-to-test email from RIMS-CRMP Certification Department. For more information, visit the RIMS-CRMP Certification website.

You may also contact RIMS at with questions.

Scheduling for a computer-based exam

Your Authorization-to-Test email will tell you the date range you may take the exam. It is up to you to make an appointment to take the exam in that timeframe. Exam appointments may be made up to one business day in advance. Locations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

To schedule by phone, contact customer service.

To schedule online, first-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. Please note that account activation may require up to 24 hours. When creating your account and scheduling your exam, you will need your RIMS-CRMP-FED candidate ID number from the Authorization-to-Test email sent to you upon completion of the application process.

After you schedule your test, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your test date, testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.

Computer-Based Testing Tutorial and Practice Exam

Obtain general information about computer-based testing and answers to FAQs, as well as practice taking a general exam using the computer.

Last updated 2018-11-26