NEW! The CIPM is now available in Chinese.
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.
Candidates for certification must understand that no published text can keep pace with the rapidly-changing privacy landscape. We continuously adjust our exam content to represent the latest regulatory and technological changes, and we expect candidates for IAPP certification to know about the important developments in their sector that may modify or supplant information in the authoritative texts.