When you pay the annual fee of $129 to join PMI, and then decide to apply for the PMP exam, instead of paying $555 to take the PMP exam, you will only pay $405. That is a good amount of money saved! Another related piece of information, the annual renewal fee is $119. It is $129 for new members.
For renewal :
You also want to be mindful to keep up with your annual PMI Membership Dues. The PMP certification renewal fee for PMI members is $60 and $150 for non-members.with this , if you are not PMI member at the time of renewal , you need to pay 119 (membership renewal fee) + 60 USD (PMP certification renewal fee) = 179 USD . If you want to renew only PMP certification and not membership , you need to pay only 150 USD ( You won’t get any membership benefits just your certification will renew)