Ready to get certified?

You have the knowledge. Now make it official by earning your IAPP certification. Join the global community of IAPP-certified professionals to access great opportunities and new prospects.

Embark on your certification journey today.

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

All exams can be scheduled online or in person: the IAPP offers computer-based certification exams at over 6,000 testing centers worldwide. Or, test at home or in your workspace with remote proctoring.

Simply log on to the IAPP website and purchase your exam in the IAPP storefront. You will get an email with step-by-step instructions for scheduling your exam. 

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Certification Maintenance Fee USD250 Included

For a certification to be considered active, candidates must either hold membership or purchase a certification maintenance fee.

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