The CIPP/A Exam will be updated on July 1st, 2018. This update will affect approximately 10% of the exam content and will be derived from the current Body of Knowledge and Exam Blueprint.

CIPP/A Certification

Canada. Europe. U.S.
Now available, the much-anticipated CIPP/Asia.

We recognize the significant data protection developments unfolding across Asia and have answered the call with our new CIPP/Asia credential. The new CIPP/A exam is now available for scheduling at more than 800 computer-based testing centers worldwide. 

We invite you to be among the first to earn this much-anticipated new IAPP certification. While training is not currently available, we have compiled this list of obtainable resources, each of which will help you prepare for the exam.  


Certified Information Privacy Professional/Asia



  • Fundamental Privacy Principles
  • Singapore Privacy Laws and Practices
  • Hong Kong Privacy Laws and Practices
  • India Privacy Law and Practices
  • Common Themes Among Principle Frameworks

The CIPP/A body of knowledge outlines all the concepts and topics you need to know to become certified. It also has an exam blueprint that gives you an idea of how many questions from each topic area you can expect on the exam.

We strongly encourage all potential test takers to read our 2018 Certification Candidate Handbook before testing for details on our testing policies and procedures.

Here are our top five reasons why IAPP certification and training are sure to advance your organization.

  1. The CIPP is the global industry standard for professionals entering and working in the field of privacy.
  1. Achieving a CIPP/A credential demonstrates understanding of a principles-based framework and knowledge base in information privacy within the Asian context, including laws and practices specific to the regions of Singapore, Hong Kong and India.
  1. You’ll be recognized as part of an elite group of knowledgeable, capable and dedicated privacy and data protection practitioners.
  1. Holding a CIPP/A designation elevates your leadership profile among your colleagues.
  1. The CIPP/A is a key benchmark among top employers for hiring and promoting privacy professionals.