IAPP Certification

Looking for a way to stand out? Become an IAPP-certified privacy professional. IAPP privacy certification can give you the edge you’re looking for. Whether your goal is to distinguish yourself from others in your field, or to advance your skills, IAPP certification can help you succeed.

Why certify with the IAPP?

IAPP certification is the global standard for privacy and data protection professionals. Developed and launched by the IAPP with leading privacy subject matter experts, our certification program is the first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program, and remains the most sought-after and acknowledged credential in the profession.

As an IAPP credential holder, you earn the right to be recognized as part of an elite group of knowledgeable, capable and dedicated privacy professionals. IAPP certification is a key benchmark among top employers—opening the door to career advancement, higher earning potential and an elevated professional profile.

Why now?

Learn about the evolution of the CIPM, the IAPP’s newest credential.

You may want to consider the CIPM program.

You may want to consider the CIPP program.

Not sure which program is right for you? Compare our certification programs to understand which areas of skill each program covers.

Not sure which program is right for you? Compare our certification programs to understand which areas of skill each program covers.

Not sure which program is right for you? Compare our certification programs to understand which areas of skill each program covers.