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Request Assessment

When you are ready to "Request an Assessment" Read the following instructions and click the button below to fill out the Request Form.

  1. Visit the "Test Info" page and appropriate "Assessment Subject" page for important study material and information about assessments.  If you are new to CSA please read this document (click link) to answer questions about CSA certifications.

  2. Ensure the candidate has all study material and is ready for the exam before submitting the Request Form.

  3. Complete and submit the Request Form along with picture of candidate and credit card payment.  Upon submittal, you will get an immediate confirmation email to verify your information, along with a Square payment receipt email. 

  4. Upon review, CSA will process your request and import necessary information to our proctoring partner (Kryterion).  

  5. Typically, within 3 business days you will receive two more Emails.  First is a Welcome email for setting your password to your user account.  The second has your Voucher Code to schedule your assessment.  The candidate MUST schedule and take the exam within 60 days of submitting the Request Form. 

  6. If you are taking exam at a proctoring center, you will be able to select your location, date, and time when you get the voucher email.  Proctored center changes must be made at least 72 hours before the assessment start time by the candidate.  If you will be taking an online proctored exam, review the Proctoring Options and Webcam Tips pages first.  

  7. Candidate must provide their own copies of code books for open book tests.  The test center will not provide books.  Candidates are required to bring their own basic non-programable calculators (when indicated in study guide).  Make sure you download appropriate materials from our web site for your respective exam.  View "Test Info" and "Assessment Subjects" for important information to help you prepare for a test. 

  8. Upon passing an assessment, an ID card and certificate will be processed and mailed in approximately 3 weeks.   Please allow an additional 2 weeks for USPS delivery. 

  9. Unless indicated otherwise, all assessments require an 80% passing score and expire in three years.  Score results will automatically be emailed to the email address in our system. 

  10. If you need to retake an assessment due to not passing or missing an exam time, you must process a new Request from the CSA website and pay new fees.

There are no refunds or cancellation once you make a payment.  Substitutions of other participants are not allowed.  By requesting and paying for an assessment you agree to CSA Terms and Conditions.  Additional terms and conditions may apply as outlined by the proctoring company.  We strongly recommend that you do not schedule your exam within three days as you may not be able to make changes.  Schedules must be made on a laptop or PC as it often will not work on phones or tablet browsers. 

Complete and Submit the Request Form to Request an Assessment and start the 60-day test window.  Not ready yet!  No problem.  After getting all your books and studying, submit your Request to get started.  Improperly completed forms may result in delays or be rejected altogether. 


1) As part of our verification process, a jpg image headshot of the candidate is required with this Request.  Do not submit copy of drivers license or pdf file.

2) Make sure you have reviewed and understand 1-10 and all criteria above before completing the Request Assessment Form.

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CSA offices

will be closed

May 6th - May 15.  This will delay processing of new requests and responding to emails during this time.


Get your requests in early and review all instructions

in the emails

and on website.


Please provide a head-shot jpg photo from shoulders up (without mask) similar to this. (We cannot accept picture of drivers license, pdf, or scan).  Prefer under 1 meg file size.

Name the image first and last name as on drivers license.

Make sure there are no other people in the background, or that the background is busy with objects that distract from person. 

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