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If you want to receive direct fee payment, you are required to take an examination to test your knowledge of the relevant provisions of the Act and the most recent developments in SSA and court decisions affecting titles II and XVI. The examination is a 40 to 50 question, multiple-choice examination. You have up to three (3) hours to complete the examination. You must obtain a score of 70 to pass.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s examination is rescheduled for August 27, 2020. The locations and times remain the same: The Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, CA and the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore, MD.

Announcement of the 2020 Examination

This year the examination will be on Thursday, August 27, 2020. The application period runs from February 1, 2020 through February 28, 2020. The application is available on the application process page during the application period.

Learn more and apply at https://secure.cpshr.us/ssa/Examination.asp