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HUD Approved Housing Counselor's (HECM) Exam

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Welcome to the HUD approved HECM exam registration center.

Here you will find everything that you need to register, schedule and train for your HECM exam. There are five steps to complete the HECM Exam process:


  1. Gather required personal information. Refer to Pre-Exam Checklist.
  2. Registration - Create an account and Pay for exam (via MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or American Express)
  3. Schedule an exam date
  4. Prepare for the exam
  5. Take the exam

Contact us at housing.counseling@hud.gov for further help and support.

Announcements

 

HECM EXAM Vendor Transition Period

(Date Announced: September 22nd, 2021)

As of September 24th, 2021 at Midnight Eastern Standard Time, PAVR will no longer administer the HECM Exam on behalf of HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling. You may complete your previously paid for examination prior to September 24th, 2021, or we will work with you to issue you a refund of your HECM exam fee.


NO HECM EXAMINATION WILL BE OFFERED BY PAVR AFTER SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2021.


Please contact your assigned Government Technical Representative, or housing.counseling@hud.gov for further information and to answer any questions you may have regarding this transitional period.