The Associate Professional in Human Resources – International (aPHRi) is designed for graduate and undergraduate students, early-career HR professionals, non-HR practitioners and those transitioning into HR roles. The aPHRi will represent an important mark of distinction for the next generation of rising HR stars and people managers in international locations. 

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the aPHRi you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.
* Please select International Human Resource Certification Institute (IHRCI) as your Affiliated HR Organization, and enter "IHRCI25" in the "promo code" on the checkout page to waive USD25 exam fee during the application.  
**Special pricing may be available for certain parts of the world as indicated in the Global Allowance Pricing (GAP) list for developing countries on (See HRCI's website).
Note: The aPHRi, PHRi, SPHRi, and GPHR registered trademarks are owned by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Exam format and Price

  • Computer-based Testing (CBT) at a Pearson VUE testing center
  • 90 questions: 65 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions
  • 1 hours and 45 minutes in length

Note: Eligible to candidates outside of the United States. Therefore, the exam is not offered within the United States.


IHRCI member USD375

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aPHRi Study package includes electronic aPHRi certification workbooks with PDF format for downloading and online practice test questions and answers with explanations.

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For Instructor

The Instructor Material contains PowerPoint Slides with notes, PDF certification workbooks and online test bank.

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