NOTE: The CIPP/C exam program will experience an annual update that will go into effect September 1, 2021. Please see updated body of knowledge below and full details here.
The IAPP offers computer-based certification exams at over 6,000 testing centers worldwide.
Simply log in to the IAPP website, purchase your exam and then schedule it at the test center most convenient for you. You’ll get an email with step-by-step instructions telling you how. Testing is available year round and may be scheduled up to 90 days 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.