Is enrollment in PMI required before taking the PMP exam?

Enrollment in PMI is not a mandatory requirement for taking the Project Management Professional exam,

but it is a common and recommended step for PMP candidates. Here are key points to consider:

Joining PMI offers various benefits, such as access to valuable resources, networking opportunities, and educational materials

You can qualify for the PMP exam without PMI membership by meeting specific educational and professional experience requirements

PMI membership requires an annual fee, whereas PMP exam fees are separate

The cost of PMP exam for PMI members is $405, while non PMI members pay $555

Therefore, enrolling in PMI is beneficial for you before taking the PMP exam