2021 Certification Updates

Open forum drop-in sessions happen every Wednesday via Zoom. RSVP for a Certification Drop-In Session online.

  • The May/June Session is no longer accepting applications.
  • The July/August Session will open for applications on 28 June.
  • Kryterion Test Centers are open at about 50%, Kyrterion Online Remote Proctoring is available (some technical exceptions apply).
  • IAAP Privately Proctored Exams are available to everyone.
  • IAAP Hosted Exam Event are listed as they are organized. 

A Guide To Certification

IAAP Certifications are indicators of your commitment to the accessibility profession, industry, and community.

Please follow this Certification Guide to obtaining your IAAP credentials:

  1. Determine if you are ready to take the exam
  2. Decide where and how you will take your exam
    • Kryterion Online Remote Proctoring & Kryterion Test Centers (test centers are reopening)
    • Privately Proctored Exams
    • Hosted Exams
    • Accommodations and Accessibility
  3. Apply for the exam
    • IAAP offers six exams schedules each calendar year
    • Choose a date that works for your schedule and includes six to eight weeks to study and prepare
    • Explore the 2021 exam schedules
    • Review the open applications
    • Learn about what is on an IAAP exam application
  4. Pay for the exam
    • Exam pricing
    • Exam discounts
    • Payment options
  5. Prepare for the exam
  6. Take the exam
    • Exams are two-hours and include multiple-choice questions
  7. About IAAP Certification Exam development & results
    • Learn more about exam results
    • Exam results are emailed four (4) to six (6) weeks from the close of each exam schedule
  8. Share your credentials
    • Become part of the IAAP Certified Professional Directory (opt in on application)
    • Add your credential to your social media, web, and email (instructions will be emailed after test results)
    • Provide your postal address to receive a printed letter of support and certificate
  9. Maintain your certification

Additional Certification Questions

Contact:  Samantha Evans, CAE, MBA
Certification Manager
+1-678-426-7645 (Office)

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