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Exam Dates

Please check exam dates & deadlines carefully as we will not make exceptions for late applications. All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. US CST on the date specified.

Computer-Based Testing Dates

ASQ certification examinations are delivered by ASQ's testing partner, Prometric. The examination scheduling instructions in your eligibility letter will direct you to a section of Prometric's website, where you can select and schedule your examination date and location.

The Certified Master Black Belt (CMBB) certification exam is available twice a year, in the July & November testing windows.


Odd-month Exams

CQT, CQI, CRE, CFSQA, CMDA, CMQ/OE, CSSBB, CSSYB, CSQP

Testing Window Application Deadline
May 1 - 31, 2024 Deadline Passed
July 1 - 31, 2024 June 9, 2024
September 1 - 30, 2024 August 11, 2024
November 1 - 30, 2024 October 13, 2024

Even-month Exams

CQA, CQE, CQIA, CSQE, CSSGB, CQPA, CCT, CPGP

Testing Window Application Deadline
April 1 - 30, 2024 Deadline Passed
June 1 - 30, 2024 May 12, 2024
August 1 - 31, 2024 July 7, 2024
October 1 - 31, 2024 September 8, 2024


Translated Exams (Languages & Locations)

Language Locations Exams Offered
Korean Seoul CRE, CQE
Mandarin *Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Ningbo, Xi'An CSSGB, CSSBB, CQE, CMQ/OE, CRE

Translated exams are offered via paper-based testing (PBT) only. For more information about the application process, please see our Apply page, which features details about the PBT process.

*Mandarin Paper-Based exam locations are subject to demand. Candidates may need to reschedule to the next exam date or sit for an exam at a different location if minimum registration requirements are not met. For more information about Mandarin Paper-based exams, please view Prometric's China PBT page.

Translated Exam Testing Dates

Republic of Korea

Exam Date Application Deadline
December 9, 2023 Deadline Passed
June 8, 2024 April 24, 2024
December 14, 2024 October 30, 2024



Mandarin Exams in China

Exam Date Application Deadline
December 9, 2023 Deadline Passed
June 8, 2024 April 24, 2024
December 14, 2024 October 30, 2024

Mandarin exams in China are administered by our testing partner Prometric. Candidates will receive an eligibility ID via email, 1-2 days after their application is approved, and will be required to schedule their exam date and location with Prometric by the ‘Scheduling Deadline’. For more information about Mandarin Paper-based exams, please view Prometric's China PBT page.

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