How to Become Board Certified

Exam Application

First you must complete the application process and receive authorisation to test; you may not test without doing so. The application review process is approximately two weeks.

You can access the Certification Application online.

Taking the Exam

Testing is administered in most countries by Computer Base Testing (CBT) worldwide all year. Testing is offered at most centres Monday through Saturday except for holidays. You can see if there’s a testing centre in your area at (select “locate a test center”.) Keep in mind that you will not be allowed to make any testing arrangement until you’ve applied and received authorization to test.

Free Study Tools

Practice Exams

The Practice Exams contain items that once appeared on the actual certification exams but are now retired. Use these practice exams to familiarise yourself with how exam items will appear on the current exam(s).

Assess Your Readiness to Take the CPP, PCI, and PSP Exam

Download this free publication to learn more about ASIS board certifications, assess your eligibility to sit for the exam, identify knowledge strength and weaknesses, plus gain helpful tips to develop a study plan or chapter study group.

  • Self-Assessment Guide (683 KB PDF file)

    Assess your readiness for each of the certification programs. Use this tool to help you decide which exam is right for you and to set your study plans.