The FPC 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.
See the Fundamental Payroll Certification page for additional details.
Attendees of the 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 Foundations of Payroll Certificate Program in order to be eligible to take the FPC exam at APA's Learning Centers.
Purchase the Learning Center Exam.