Business laptop with white brick wallInterested in taking a LEED exam? Would you like to become a LEED Green Associate or LEED AP with Specialty? We have great news for you!

The U.S. Green Building Council has recently announced several changes for the LEED professional credential exams as the transition to LEED v4 is underway. Below we have outlined the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP exam costs for USGBC members, non-members, students, and all available discounts.

LEED Green Associate Exam Fees:

(These are current fees – last updated 2019)

USGBC Member $200
Non-Member $250
Student $100
*Veteran Free

*The USGBC has partnered with The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse the cost of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP Exams for all U.S. military veterans, eligible dependents and reservists.

LEED AP with Specialty Exam Fee:

USGBC Member, Student $250
Non-Member, Student $350
**Veteran Free

*There is no discount for students wanting to take a LEED AP exam.

**The USGBC has partnered with The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse the cost of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP Exams for all U.S. military veterans, eligible dependents and reservists.

Are the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP exams offered in multiple languages?

Yes! If you are interested in taking the LEED Green Associate or LEED AP in Chinese, Portuguese or Spanish there will be no extra fees associated with your exam cost.

How do I pay for my LEED Exam at a discount?

The USGBC offers various programs for those seeking to take a LEED exam at a reduced fee. The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has partnered with the USGBC to allow applicants to apply for a grant through the Community Green Scholars program. Also, Veterans of the United States military are reimbursed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for their exam fees, for each exam attempt regardless of a passing score.

Other important changes to the know regarding the LEED Exam:

The USGBC has announced that they have eliminated the age requirement for the LEED Green Associate exam.  Students of all ages are now able to register for the exam. Furthermore, LEED project experience is no longer a requirement for those desiring to become a LEED AP with specialty.

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