Step 1. Please click the appropriate link below to register for the exam.
Exam fees must be received by the payment deadline and are to be made payable by check or money order payable to CDPH - CLPPB. We recommend the use of a money order for faster processing time.
Please include the following information on the memo line of the check or money order.
1. Full name
2. Exam classification (I/A, PM, or Sup)
3. Last 4 digits of your driver’s license number
Step 2. Please mail checks to:
California Department of Public Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Building P, 3rd Floor, Box A
Richmond, CA 94804-6403
Once payment is received you will receive an email from CDPH confirming receipt of payment. You will receive a notice confirming
your eligibility to take the examination with exam scheduling instructions approximately two weeks before the scheduled exam
window; this notice will be emailed to the address indicated on your online account.
Step 3. Scheduling your exam appointment with ProctorU
Candidates eligible to take the examination will receive a separate, personalized email invitation from ProctorU. The invitation will
include a unique link that candidates must use to schedule their exam. Please do not contact ProctorU until you have received
your scheduling invitation from CPS HR.
Appointments are available on a first come first served basis. Please schedule your exam appointment as soon as possible to
ensure you are able to test. An appointment must be scheduled at least 72 hours in advance of your desired test date.
What to Expect
Special Accommodation Testing is available for applicants who have an ADA disability or are unable to take the regularly scheduled examination due to religious affiliations. You must include documentation signed by your clergy or doctor on their official letterhead specifically identifying the accommodation required. Send your official request to: CPS HR Lead Examination, 2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 160, Sacramento, CA95834. The request for accommodations must be provided during the registration period.