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EHRA Certification

First European certification of professional excellence in the field of Invasive cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac pacing & ICDs

EHRA AP Dutch Exam 2 November 2016: registration is open until 26/10/16.

EHRA AP Italian Exam 25 March 2017: registration will open in January 2017.


The goal of EHRA is to assure optimal quality in arrhythmia healthcare by assessing the competence in knowledge, skills and attitudes of professionals, allied professionals and institutions.

The system is designed to certify both practical experience and knowledge in cardiac devices and electrophysiology.


EHRA is proud to offer the opportunity to certification candidates to take the exams on Ipads!
Since 2014, more than 700 candidates to AP, CP, EP certification have taken the experience of EHRA Ipad exams.

EHRA Exams next occurrences:

  • AP (Allied Professionals in Cardiac Pacing and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators)
  • CP (Cardiac Pacing and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators)
  • EP (Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology)
Exam Language Date City, Country First Time Fee Re-sit Fee Registration
AP Dutch 2 Nov. 2016 Arnhem, Netherlands 300 EUR 200 EUR Open until 26/10/16
AP Italian 25 March 2017 Bologne, Italy 300 EUR 200 EUR will open January 2017
AP English 17 June 2017 Vienna, Austria 300 EUR 200 EUR February 2017
EP English 17 June 2017 Vienna, Austria 500 EUR 300 EUR February 2017
CP English 18 June 2017 Vienna, Austria 500 EUR 300 EUR February 2017
AP German 2017 Berlin, Germany 300 EUR 200 EUR will open 2 months before the exam
AP Dutch 2017 Arnhem, Netherlands 300 EUR 200 EUR will open 2 months before the exam


Registration is taken on a first come first served basis. The same fees apply for EHRA members and non-members.

General rules for all exams:
no on-site registration is possible, don't postpone registering online to make sure to have your seat. Candidates who have failed the exam cannot re-sit the exam before a period of time of 11 months.

Please Note: If you register for the exam you do not need to also register for the corresponding congress if you don't want to attend it. However, you will only have access to exam facilities.

Further Information

Find out more about the EHRA certification examinations below:
i.e. how to register, requirements, questionnaire samples, tips on how to prepare for the exam, etc...

Access the glossary of terms for individual certification / training

List of the EHRA Certification Committee Members