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You've got the knowledge. Now make it official by earning your IAPP certification. You'll join the globally recognized community of IAPP-certified professionals and get plugged in to the information economy for greater earning potential and opportunity.

We strongly encourage all potential test takers to read our 2023 Certification Candidate Handbook before testing for details on our testing policies and procedures.

Special Exam Discount
If you’re holding one or more IAPP certifications and considering adding others, you’ll receive a discounted price of $375 on any future exams—a $175 savings!

Looking for IAPP training? You can find everything here.

The IAPP offers computer-based certification exams at over 6,000 testing centers worldwide.

Simply log on to the IAPP website and purchase your exam in the IAPP storefront. Once you have purchased an exam, you can decide if you would like to take your exam in person or through our remote online proctoring platform with PearsonVue. You’ll get an email with step-by-step instructions telling you how. Testing is available year-round. Exam appointments must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

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