• expand_moreIAPP Announces Pearson Vue as New Computer-Based Testing Vendor. Learn More

    Effective January 2, 2019, Pearson Vue will become the new computer-based testing (CBT) provider for the IAPP. The switch means exam candidates now have five thousand more locations around the globe from which to take an IAPP exam. So, the opportunity to find a testing center near you is better than ever, particularly for individuals in Europe and Asia.

    Currently, exam scheduling is only available through December 31, 2018. 2019 scheduling will be available on or after January 2, 2019.

    Should you have any questions, you may contact us at certification@iapp.org.

The IAPP’s Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Government (CIPP/G) program is inactive. Learn more.

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