Apply for the Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) Examination


Applying to sit for the RAC exam requires a proven investment in regulatory affairs. You must have at least one of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree and at least three years of regulatory-related experience*
  • A master’s degree and at least two years of regulatory-related experience*
  • A doctorate degree and at least one year of regulatory-related experience*

*Regulatory-related experience may include quality assurance, quality control, clinical research, or health product project management.

How can I apply for my RAC?

Get all the information you need to apply for the RAC examination in the RAC Candidate Guide . It is updated regularly to keep you informed of any changes in the examinations.

Application Fee

  • RAPS members: $425
  • Nonmembers: $525


By paying the RAC exam registration fee, I agree to the following:

  • I have read, understood and agree to comply with all policies outlined in the RAC Candidate Guide.
  • The information in my RAPS account is complete and accurate.
  • I meet all eligibility requirements for the RAC exam, and I authorize RAPS to make any inquiries deemed necessary to verify my credentials. I understand that false information may be cause for denial of this application or loss of the RAC credential.
  • I allow RAPS to use information from my application and from the examination for the purpose of aggregate statistical analysis, provided that any personal information or identifiers are removed.
  • I understand and agree to the policies related to withdrawing from the examination, presented in the Candidate Guide.
  • I acknowledge that I have read and understand the tenets outlined in the RAPS Code of Ethics.


The application period for the Autumn 2014 exam cycle is closed. Please check back soon for the Spring 2015 exam cycle.