Fundamental Payroll Certification
The Fundamental Payroll Certification is a certification credential for payroll beginners and service and support professionals with payroll knowledge. There are no payroll experience requirements to take this exam.
Fundamental Payroll Certification Application
Please complete the FPC Exam Application before registering for the exam.
Purchasing the Exam
Once the application is approved you may register for the exam of your choice:
• 2021 FPC North America Fall Exam - Remote
• 2021 FPC North America Fall Exam
• 2021 FPC International Exam
• 2021 FPC Military Exam
• 2021 FPC Learning Center Exam**
**Attendees of the Payroll 101: Foundations of Payroll Certificate Program at APA's Learning Centers in Las Vegas and San Antonio have the opportunity to take the FPC exam at the end of each course regardless of the exam window.
Please note: You must register for the Payroll 101: Foundations of Payroll Certificate Program in order to be eligible to take the FPC exam at APA's Learning Centers.
View the Spring and Fall exam window dates here.
See the Fundamental Payroll Certification page for additional details.