COVID-related testing information:

Testing candidates: Most Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) are open for exam delivery. We also continue to deliver exams to any third-party test centers (PVTC and PVTC Selects) with the ability to operate, though some may be operating at limited or changed capacity based on their own discretion or in response to government mandates.

Visit our COVID-19 information page (Opens in new window) for the latest information regarding exam requirements, health and safety practices, and any country-specific policies. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please review our FAQs.

Accredited ACH Professional (AAP)

Accredited ACH Professional (AAP)

The Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) exam, sponsored by Nacha, is coordinated through Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO). Obtaining the AAP accreditation demonstrates a commitment to understanding and excelling in electronic payments, with an emphasis on topics related to the ACH Network.

Examination Registration

Before scheduling your exam at a Person VUE testing center, you must have already

  • Registered for the AAP exam with Nacha
  • Received your Authorization to Test email from Nacha

Examination Test Window

  • October 4 – October 23, 2021

Examination Scheduling Information

Candidates will have three (3.0) hours to complete the examination.

To schedule online, you must first create a Pearson VUE web account. Please note that account creation may require up to 24 hours. You will be notified by email when your account is activated.

To schedule your exam, you will need your HumRRO ID# from your Authorization to Test email provided by Nacha. You may schedule your exam up to one business day in advance of the scheduled examination date. We highly suggest you register as soon as possible as test centers fill fast.

You will need to bring a government issued picture ID, including a signature, as well as EITHER your confirmation email from Pearson VUE or your Authorization to Test email to the testing center. You are not permitted to bring personal belongings (such as hat, coats, cell phones or purses) into the testing room. You do not need paper or pencil; these will be provided by the testing facility.


In the event that you need to cancel your exam registration, you must contact Nacha, and Pearson VUE, if you have scheduled an appointment.

Contact Nacha

2550 Wasser Terrace
Suite 400
Herndon, VA 20171
Main: (703) 561-1100 x3946

Last updated 2022-02-22