How can i apply to attempt the exam without training?

The eligibility and application process is simple and easy:

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Applicants who do not attend training must have a minimum years of work experience in InfoSec domain (You will need to pay USD100 as a non-refundable application fee). The application form found here.

Applicants who have attended an official EC-Council training (All candidates are required to pay the $100 application fee, however your training fee shall include this fee)

If further information is requested from the applicant after the application is submitted and 90 days pass with no response from the applicant, the application will be automatically rejected and a new form will have to be submitted.

On an average an application processing time would be between 5-10 working days once the verifiers on the application respond to EC-Council’s requests for information.

On the application, there is a section for the applicant to list a boss, supervisor, or department lead who will act as their verifier. EC-Council reaches out to the listed verifier to confirm the applicant’s experience.

If the application is approved, the applicant will be sent instructions on purchasing a voucher from EC-Council directly. EC-Council will then send the candidate the eligibility code and the voucher code which candidate can use to register and schedule the test.

If application is not approved, the application fee of USD 100 will not be refunded.

The approved application is valid for 3 months from the date of approval so the candidate must purchase a voucher within 3 months. After the voucher codes are released, the applicant has one year to use the codes.

Should you require the exam voucher validity to be extended, you can request for the same before the voucher expires. Only valid vouchers can be extended.

An application extension request will require the approval of the Director of Certification.

Important Notes:

Successful applicants are required to purchase an exam voucher directly from EC-Council through the webstore

If you need more information about the application process you can raise a ticket and one of our support agents will get back to you.

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