RUN Powered by ADP® Payroll for Partners exams are available year round. Registration for ADP Workforce Now® Payroll and Human Resources will reopen on September 1, 2021. ADP Workforce Now® Time & Attendance and ADP Vantage HCM® registration will reopen in spring 2022.

What is ADP Professional Certification?

The ADP Professional Certification Program sets the standard for excellence in the use and application of ADP solutions. Certification from the industry leader proves that practitioners have the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to perform critical human resources, time and attendance, payroll, and related tasks.

The goals of the ADP Professional Certification Program are to demonstrate the following:

  • Validate your knowledge of and proficiency using ADP solutions.
  • Confirm your level of competence and skill.
  • Recognize you for meeting the requirements of the ADP Professional Certification Program.

Registration for ADP Vantage and ADP WFN opens the day of the testing window and closes 15 days before the last day of testing.  

Spring 2021   April 12 - June 25
Fall 2021 September - October 


Registration and Testing Window for RUN for Partners is open year round.  

Digital Badge

Broadcast your accomplishment by sharing your digital badge on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, in an email signature or embed it in a website. ADP has partnered with Acclaim to provide you with a digital badge that proudly displays your professional qualifications and achievements. Now you can quickly and easily share verified proof of your distinguished ADP certification wherever and whenever you choose.

How to share your badge