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HFTP CHTP Designation

Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP®)

Demonstrate Your Skills as a Technology Expert

As a committed technology professional, you want to take the next step in your career. Show your hospitality technology expertise by achieving the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designation. The CHTP certification is the only hospitality technology certification offered by HFTP which is specific to the hospitality industry.

Hear from HFTP Certificants How Achieving Certification Has Made an Impact 

Mark T. Pate, Sr., CHAE, CHTP, MBA

"I consider the earning of my Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) certifications as one of the highlights of my hospitality career. They are a source of pride displayed in my office and will generate questions from visitors. If you have been contemplating earning either of the certifications, I would encourage you in that pursuit. You will be very glad you did." 

Mark T. Pate, Sr., CHAE, CHTP, MBA

Assistant Controller & IT Director
Highpointe Hotel Corporation

How to Apply for the CHTP Certification Program

HFTP technology members and industry professionals can apply to take the CHTP exam with the steps below.

Application Process

  1. Review CHTP Requirements
  2. Fill out the CHTP Application Request Form
  3. Receive application from HFTP
  4. Please be sure to designate on the application if you wish to participate in the CAP program
  5. Review CHTP Policies and Procedures and Ethics Policies documents
  6. File your application with required supporting documents and fees
  7. Determine your timeframe for taking your exam

CHTP - Current Initial Application Exam Fees

HFTP Members  $475 Online*
Non-Members   $675 Online*

See the CHTP FAQ page here


Downloads & Forms

View a PowerPoint presentation about the Certification Application and Policies. More

CHTP Application
Policy & Procedures
Certification Ethics Policy
Maintenance Forms

Helpful Links

CHTP Practice Exam
Take an online CHTP Practice Exam today! More

Current CHTP Certificants
See our current CHTP Certificant List. More

CHTP Review Resources
HFTP offers several resources that applicants can utilize on their path to certification. More

Exam Format - Current Program
Get a snapshot of the CHTP Exam, so you know what to expect on test day. More

CHTP Checklist
Make sure you have everything in order to earn the designation. More

CHTP Certification Maintenance
Overview on certification maintenance. More

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