How to get your PMP certification? You need to fulfil the PMP Certification requirements. Review the PMP exam objectives: review the PMP Examination Content Outline (ECO) to make sure you know what is covered in the exam. You will need to take a training course to obtain your 35 hours of contact hour. Practice for the exam: Practice, Practice, Practice, after you have studied for the exam, review, and answer as many practice exams as you can. Check the free PMP Practice Exams , and the Premium Practice exams Submit your application. Take the test: Once your application is approved, you will be given information on payment and scheduling options.