Designation Requirements

CHRE designations are awarded after a review of a written application outlining the registrant’s executive-level HR experience by a panel of CHRE designates trained in the designation assessment process.

For guidance on completing your written application, please review the Gu​ide​ to the Certified ​​Human Resources Executive (CHRE) ​Designation.

Written Application

All applicants for the CHRE designation need to complete the CHRE Application Form. The assessment of your application will be conducted by the CHRE Review Panel who will determine whether you have demonstrated the fifteen competencies required for the designation. You can view the evaluation grid the panel will be using here.

The submission deadline for CHRE applications is the last business date of each month.  Results are released via email ten weeks after the submission deadline.

To maintain your CHRE designation, professionals must: