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Register for Your ACE Exam

Computer-based testing sites are found in hundreds of cities worldwide. For more information on what to expect on your exam, check out the ACE Certification Candidate Handbook.

Take a Computer-Based Exam

Find An Exam Location Computer-based exams are the most popular format due to convenience and the vast number of locations that offer them. The electronic format also allows you to receive your results instantly.

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must hold a current, government-issued photo I.D.
  • Must meet the eligibility requirements to sit for desired exam as stated in the ACE Certification Candidate Handbook
  • Must hold a CPR/AED certification at time of registration that will still be valid on exam date. Course must include a live skills check. Online-only CPR/AED not accepted.
  • Must register at least 10 days prior to exam
  • May register either online (preferred) or by Mail
  • First-time exam only pricing is $249 for Group Fitness Instructor exam, $399 for Personal Trainer and Health Coach exams, and $499 for Medical Exercise Specialist exam
For more details on the cost of our exams, eligibility requirements, rescheduling, our cancellation policy, retakes and special accommodations, check out our FAQs.