International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

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Get certified from your home or office

Take your IAPP exam conveniently from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

Watch the short video on the IAPP online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam. Good luck!

Four letters can make all the difference

We live in a data-driven world.
Companies need to balance data privacy risks with innovation.
Skilled privacy and data protection professionals are in high demand.

How to prepare

Privacy certification is an important career effort that requires advance preparation. Choosing how you will prepare for your privacy certification exams is a personal choice that should include an assessment of your professional background, scope of privacy knowledge and your preferred method of learning. In general, the IAPP recommends that candidates plan for a minimum of 30 hours of study time in advance of your exam date; however, you might need more or fewer hours depending on your personal choices and professional experience.

See our tips for effective studying here.

The Value of IAPP Membership

The IAPP welcomes professionals like you from around the world who are thriving in today’s information economy. It’s the only place that brings together the people and resources you need to succeed in a data-powered world. Enjoy IAPP member benefits such as:

  • Extended Network—Access a community of thousands of professionals who are finding inspiration and ideas, working smarter and putting privacy on the map
  • Career Boost—Benefit from a wealth of information designed to keep you ahead of the curve on emerging issues
  • Members-Only Content—Get exclusive privacy-related content, expert analysis, legislative alerts and ongoing reporting
  • CPE Opportunities—Take advantage of members-only options (some free) to earn CPE credits, including web conferences and local KnowledgeNet chapter meetings
Last updated 2024-01-24