SAP Certification Cost

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SAP Certification CostOne of the important factors in making a decision about going for an SAP certification is the cost of registering for the exam. If it is your employer who pays the registration fee than this decision could be easier for you. On the other hand, if you incur all components of SAP certification cost by yourself, it is necessary to decide whether the potential benefits of SAP certification overweight its price. In this post, we will provide an overview of SAP certification cost that is often comprised of several parts (some of which are hidden). Moreover, we will see how the cost of becoming certified SAP consultant varies in different parts of the world.

SAP Certification Cost Structure

SAP Certification Cost StructureThe cost structure for SAP certification is relatively straightforward. In most of the cases, an individual only needs to pay the admission fee during registration for the exam. This fee is set by SAP Education and covers their expenses on developing and maintaining an up-to-date certification curriculum, rent of certification centers, and salaries of administrative staff. In cases when SAP Education outsources the administration of SAP certification to its authorized education partners (for example, Siemens or Pearson VUE), SAP certification cost remains very similar. Probably, SAP Education requires its partners to adhere to certain pricing policies, and therefore, prices for registering on the exam are the same among different institutions. However, the overall SAP certification fees may vary due to the fact that in certain countries SAP requires people to undergo mandatory training courses before admission for the test.

SAP Certification Fees in USA, Canada

We start our review with the North America. In USA, one can easily register for SAP certification online, by phone or through a visit to a certification center and it is going to cost from 500 USD. This is the price for most of the certifications at the associate level. In Canada, the same SAP certifications are a little bit cheaper: from 500 CAD. Everywhere in the North America it is possible to register for SAP certification directly without the necessity of providing a proof of the previous work experience or attending SAP training courses.

SAP Certification Cost in India, Asia-Pacific Region

The rules of registering for SAP certification are considerably different in the countries located in Asia-Pacific region that includes India. This difference is important and has to be discussed in more details because it directly influences the overall cost of becoming a certified SAP specialist.

  • To appear for the associate level certification without attending any SAP course you need a minimum of 1 (one) year of SAP implementation experience or 2 (two) years of support experience with a minimum of 6 (six) months experience in the module and version of SAP in which you are going to get certified.
  • The last year of your work experience should be with your present employer.
  • Your present employer should be either a customer or a partner of SAP.

If an individual fulfills the above criteria, he or she can directly register for SAP certification and the registration fee is going to cost around 40000 INR. One may notice that this price is higher than in USA or Canada. The situation becomes even worse if one does not satisfy the strict requirements outlined above. In such cases, SAP requires people to take several weeks of training courses from an authorized SAP training provider. Usually, the cost of these training courses is considerably higher than SAP certification fee because they last longer and require larger investment from the teaching prospective. Therefore, the overall SAP certification cost becomes ridiculously high as it contains both the training expenses and the registration fee.

SAP Certification Cost in Europe

The approach towards SAP certification in Europe is very similar to the North America. The cost of registration for an exam starts from 350 GBP in United Kingdom and Ireland and from 400 EUR in other European countries. One can register for SAP certification directly and does not have to provide evidence of prior hands-on experience with configuring SAP systems.

Overview of SAP Certification Cost

In conclusion, we prepared a table with an overview of how the cost of SAP certification varies among different countries. The prices are given for the certification at associate level and are subject to change.

Japan50000 YENNo special requirements.

Country Registration Fee Other Expenses
Australia 560 AUD No special requirements.
Austria 400 EUR No special requirements.
Canada 500 CAD No special requirements.
Egypt 400 USD Please read our post about SAP certification in Middle East and North Africa.
France 400 EUR No special requirements.
Germany 400 EUR No special requirements.
Hong Kong 7500 HKD No special requirements.
India 40000 INR If you do not fulfill the requirements related to the previous work experience, you have to additionally pay for a training course from an authorized SAP training provider.
Japan 50000 YEN No special requirements.
Russia 400 EUR No special requirements.
Singapore 795 SGD No special requirements.
South Africa 3900 ZAR No special requirements.
Spain 400 EUR No special requirements.
Taiwan 25200 TWD No special requirements.
UAE, Qatar, KSA, Egypt, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Yemen 400 USD (1742 AED; 1500 SAR) Please read our post about SAP certification in Middle East and North Africa.
UK and Ireland 350 GBP No special requirements.
USA 500 USD No special requirements.

The fees given in the table above are only for the informative purposes and do not serve as an official offering. Please get in touch with SAP Education in your region to get an up-to-date information about SAP certification fees applicable in your situation.

If your country is not listed in the table above or the amount is incorrect, please let us know in the comments below! We will update this table if you could supply us with additional information.

Are you also interested in SAP certification? Read our post about SAP training cost.

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66 Responses to "SAP Certification Cost"
  1. Butt jee says:

    Pakistan is not listed above… What is the price and requirment in pakistan

  2. mpsingh says:

    sap HR Or PP certification cost & eligibility in india

  3. moses says:

    Nigeria is not listed as well.How much is it?

  4. LEE says:

    what is the cost of certificationin South Africa

  5. M says:

    Thanks a lot for this detailed info!! Very useful!

  6. Diala Daniel says:

    what is cost to be SAP certified. Any training centre in Nigeria?

    • Yinkore Baldwin says:

      Serve Consulting in Lagos offers SAP training. it costs about 800 – 1million naira. Depending on the module. I’ve also been thinking of it but the cost is outrageous.

  7. Khalid Khurshid Maan says:

    I would like to know about SAP Education, do u have any office in Saudia Arabia? If your answer is yes please provide me complete detail and contact No. and other important information. I want to do SAP CERTIFICATION.

    Waiting for your quick reply.

    Best regards.
    Khalid Khurshid Maan

  8. Mahesh Wajpe says:

    One of SAP training center in INDIA charged me INR 179776/- (including Service Tax) for SAP MM Module for 3 months duration. (Without classroom training).

    Is is worth for registration, online training and books, etc?

    Mahesh Wajpe

  9. Jamian Sianturi says:

    I have 19 years experiences in SAP SCM and SAP BO. I would like to have SAP certification for both.Do you have office in Indonesia? Can I get it thru online certification?

  10. Fortune Chikosha says:

    Zimbabwe is not listed how much does it cost for me to just sit for the SAP SD AND SAP CRM exam without attending training.Just the exam fee.

  11. Arjun says:

    I live in Dubai and I would like to do the SAP course. What are the options available with cost details also.


  12. Jeremiah Mkomba says:

    Malawi is not on the list. Please advise on the cost for Malawi

    • Cleo Isco says:

      I am not sure if you can do SAP certification in Malawi. I checked and there is no officially registered SAP partners in this country. Probably, you will have to go abroad to pass SAP certification.

  13. Joy says:

    Hi, I would like to know how much will SAP training in Philippines costs? Thanks.

  14. manuel says:

    south africa is not listed, where can i get certification

  15. Kunle Olokun says:

    Hi, i would like to know how much SAP certification costs in Nigeria. Thanks

  16. nanda says:

    can you pls update singapore details?

  17. Anthony says:

    Hi, I would like to know how much will SAP training in Philippines costs? Location also. Thanks.


  18. harish says:

    can u please say about,CRM module of -SAP , how will be the future,cost to learn. duration, book to prefer.reply will be appreciated in advance.


  19. jaggu says:

    I would like to do certification in Singapore. may i know details regarding that. Cost and is experience required to do certification Singapore..

  20. aroof says:

    Interested to learn in this certificate course. Any addtional experience need to start this course are related filed work is required to join in this course.

  21. Vijetha says:

    I just want to know SAP FICO certification cost with details in Bangalore (India)

  22. Mohamed hamed sayed says:

    Please,cost of SAP certification in kuwait

  23. Sreejith says:

    Pls share the correct contact number for – Pearson VUE: +92 51 4863377
    – Siemens: +92 51 4103381

  24. ahmed ali says:

    what about sap hr certificate from Egypt how it cost and location please

    thanks in advance

  25. Nithin says:

    Hello sir thank you for your valuable info about SAP.
    I just want to know SAP FICO certification cost with Contact details in Bangalore (India)

  26. sanjay says:

    I would like to write sap mm certification exam without taking training and I don’t have any experience in sap industry at the same time . so I called up sap Singapore to check with them. They are saying I need to take up training or I should have implementation experience . kindly advise me the details of the places where I can take up certification examination without training and without having experience

  27. vishnu says:

    i need cost of sap hr certification.

    i dont need training.

  28. nikita says:

    I need information on SAP BI certification,the cost and the training material

  29. Manzoor says:

    am completed in SAP FI-CO course.
    can you pls update malaysia details?

  30. noori says:

    this website which is very helpful to learners.

  31. pauline says:

    I want to give direct exams guide me which country is better n which is near to india

  32. Flo says:

    Kenya is not listed here.How much is it?
    Are there specific dates for doing the exams?
    Do the charges include exams or this is just tuition?

    Kindly advice..

    Kind regards.

  33. Maurren Ferguson says:

    Please advise on where i can get SAP HR certification in Botswana- Cost and duration?

  34. Sai says:

    Do we need to pay for every attempt of sap exam in USA just as in INDIA?

  35. Vijay Singh Rana says:

    I would like to do certification in India. may i know details regarding that. Cost and is experience required to do certification India..

  36. Asif says:

    Plz Tell me what is the cost prodution training of sap in pakistan….

  37. Nishanth says:

    Hi Team,

    I have overall 3 years of SAP EWM experience and I don’t have implementation experience. I would like to take certification in SAP EWM, could you please advise me the procedure to take certification without attending the training program. Thanks in advance!!!!

  38. M Bilal says:

    Hi i want to give SAP certification exam in Denmark. where do i register for exam and did i need the S User ID for certification or not?

  39. See says:

    Malaysia not listed , I was told about 5k usd by one institution here is t true?

  40. Sudarshan says:

    Can i know some contacts of Registered SAP training centres in mumbai as i dont have any information about this course

  41. Shafqat Azam says:

    SAP B1 online course Fee is only 1500 AED, and Tally EPR Training fee is only 350 AED Special discount on final Registration

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