How to Get Certified

The ABHP grants professional certification in the field of Health Physics.

The ABHP Certification Process is accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards.

2024 Exam

Part I Exam: Friday, June 21 through Saturday, June 29th

Part II Exam: Monday, July 8


The application period for 2024 exams has closed. Application materials were due by January 19, 2024.

Exam Requirements

A history of the Board and the current requirements for certification are contained in the Prospectus.

View the Prospectus

Additional guidelines for the Professional Report for the Part II CHP Exam application can be found here.

Professional Report

Becoming a CHP also qualifies an individual for membership in the American Academy of Health Physics.

Exam Information:

The Part I Exam was hosted from June 2 - 11, 2023 and administered through testing centers worldwide. The Part II Exam was hosted on June 26, 2023 at designated exam locations throughout North America. For more details, read the Prospectus above.


Useful Formula Sheet A copy of this sheet is provided to Part II candidates at the time of examination
Radiation Report Cover Sheet Submitted with ABHP Testing Application
Candidate Calculator Form Application to use approved calculator for exams
Application for ADA Accommodations A disabled candidate who desires a reasonable accommodation for exam-taking has the responsibility to make the request by completing this ABHP Application for Exam Accommodations and providing the specified documentation.


Inquiries regarding the certification process can be directed to the Secretariat.

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