2020 COVID-19 Update

IAAP's primary interest is the health, well-being, and safety of our accessibility community around the world. We are happy to work with you on your current certification application or exam reservations. We have created a Certification and COVID-19 webpage with full details.

May 11, 2020 Update: We are extending scheduling for exams under one application for May, June, and July. 
A certification update YouTube video follows in an iframe. You can also access this certification update video directly by this YouTube link.


Certification Renewal Extensions

  • January and March 2020 Renewals are extended to June 2020
  • May 2020 Renewals are extended to August 2020
  • Submit your Continuing Accessibilty Education Credits (CAECs) via our CAEC Online Submission Form.

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 (due to COVID-19 we are temporarily removing test centers as an option)
    • Privately Proctored Exams
    • Hosted Exams
    • Accommodations and Accessibility
  3. Apply for the exam
    • IAAP offers six exams schedules each calendar year for CPACC & WAS
    • Choose a date that works for your schedule and includes six to eight weeks to study and prepare
    • Explore the 2020 exam schedules
    • Review the open applications
    • Learn about what is on an IAAP CPACC & WAS 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, MBA
Certification Manger


+1-678-426-7645 (Office)

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