These agents have achieved the coveted CPRS Certification. The NPRA Credentialing Department upholds NPRA’s established policies and procedures in maintaining the integrity of all examinations set in accordance with NPRA’ accreditation standards. The CPRS certification is awarded only to individuals who meet the eligibility requirements for the certification and then demonstrate that they meet or exceed the established level of professional competence by passing the certification examination.
Governance for CPRS certification program direction is provided by the NPRA Board of Directors and the CPRS certification team, under the direction of the NPRA’s National Executive Director. The National Executive Director oversees all administrative acts of the NPRA Credentialing Department, including management of all NPRA meetings and processes focused on NPRA Certifications, exam development, disciplinary committees, and management of NPRA’s business relationships with Professional Testing, the testing service provider that NPRA contracts for the development, delivery, scoring, validation, and security of the CPRS certification exam.
In order to earn the CPRS Certification, candidates must first meet the eligibility requirements, and then must register for and pass the certification examination. NPRA will not grant a certification to any individual based on education and/or experience, as all CPRS certifications must be earned.
CPRA Certifications are valid for one year, to maintain certification, an annual certification fee is due. However, 20 hours or more of CPRS-approved continuing education and applicable renewal fees must be sent to the NPRA to maintain your certification every two years.