Apply to Take a Certification Exam

Application

Registration for an IAAP exam is a two step process.  First, each candidate will submit an application to verify eligibility for each IAAP certification. The IAAP Certification Team will review each application and approve eligible candidates. Second, upon approval each candidate's record will be created and updated in the IAAP Certification database. After approval, each candidate will be sent instructions to schedule and pay for their exam.

Step One - Submit an application. 

The IAAP Certification Application contains the following information:
  • Personal information
  • Accommodation requests and use of assistive technology (for those requesting accommodations or use of assistive technology for the CPACC or WAS exam)
    • Screen reader
    • Screen magnification
    • Additional time
    • Braille
    • Large print paper exam
    • Sign Language interpreter
    • Service Animal
    • In-person reader
    • Assistive Reading Device
    • Assistive Listening Device
    • Request for in-person privately proctored exam
  • Attestation
  • Payment information
  • Cancellation information
  • Exam transfer information
  • Exam retake information
  • Results information
Use one of the following links based upon the exam you wish to take:

Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) Candidate Application and Registration for June 12th at M-Enabling Summit. - IAAP is currently only accepting exam applications for June 12th at the M-Enabling Summit.

Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Candidate Application and Registration for June 12th at M-Enabling Summit. -  IAAP is currently only accepting exam applications for June 12th at the M-Enabling Summit.

Registration

Step Two - Registration, Scheduling and Payment

Upon approval of the application, registration details are sent from the IAAP Certification Team to each eligible candidate. Registrants requesting accommodation will be responded to individually. Applicants who select Kryterion Test Centers will be sent instructions to create their account, select their test center, and pay for their exam on the IAAP Kryterion registration website. Applicants who request in-person or privately proctored exams will be sent IAAP RegOnline payment details.

Registration Fees

First Time CPACC Exam - IAAP Member - $325
First Time CPACC Exam - Non-Member - $425
First Time CPACC Exam - Emerging and Developing Economies - $150

First Time WAS Exam - IAAP Member - $375
First Time WAS Exam - Non-Member - $475
First Time WAS Exam - Emerging and Developing Economies - $195

Retake CPACC Exam - IAAP Member - $195
Retake CPACC Exam - Non-Member - $255
Retake CPACC Exam - Emerging and Developing Economies - $90

Retake WAS Exam - IAAP Member - $215
Retake WAS Exam - Non-Member - $275
Retake WAS Exam - Emerging and Developing Economies - $95

All Retake exams must be completed within one year from the date of the original exam to be eligible for the discounted rate.

Payment

Exams taken at Kryterion test centers are paid via Kryterion's website during registration and scheduling for exams. For in-person and privately proctored exams IAAP offers online payment by credit card or by check. For organizations registering multiple employees for an IAAP Certification exam we will provide an invoice for payment. Please contact certification@accessibilityassociation.org for organizational or group registrations.


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