Deadlines and Fees

2020 Certification Cycle for Initial Certification

2021 exam dates will be posted mid-summer. 

January 7 - June 12, 2020  2020 Application Cycle
June 12, 2020  Last date to withdraw from 2020 examination
September 10, 2020  Last date to schedule examinations 
June 15 - September 15, 2020 Examination testing window 
October 2020      Expected release of examination results 

Note, if you are requesting special accomodations, please submit your request to PSI at least 4 weeks prior to your exam date. 


The initial certification examination cost is $1,100 and must accompany the application. The examination fee covers application review, administrative costs, and testing company fees. 

"It is a very comprehensive exam that is designed to evaluate the knowledge and clinical judgment skills in key areas of hospice. I am glad I took this test."

Palliative Medicine Lead
Kaiser Permanente, Modesto, CA