Current NIGP-CPP Candidates

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Registration for November 2022 testing is open and will close on September 30.


No further registrations or payments for November 2022 testing will be accepted after September 30.

2-YEAR VALIDITY PERIOD

  • All approved NIGP-CPP applications are valid for two years from the approval date.
     
  • Candidates must successfully complete all exam requirements within the two-year application validity period.
     
  • Candidates may attempt each Exam Module three times during the two-year application validity period.
     
  • If the exam requirements are not completed within the two-year application validity period, the application is no longer valid and the candidate must reapply.

2-YEAR EXPIRATION

If all exam requirements are not completed within the two-year application validity period, the individual will need to reapply for NIGP-CPP Certification.

To reapply after the two-year expiration date: 

  • The individual is required to complete a new online application,
  • Upload all required documents 
  • Provide all employment experience and employment verifier details (Pathways A – E) 
  • Remit the non-refundable $150 application fee.
  • Additionally, all exam requirements would have to be completed during the new two-year application period.
  • No exam results from a previous application period will carry over to a new application period.

PATHWAY F CANDIDATES

MAY 31, 2024

The deadline to successfully complete the Module B Exam Only as a pathway to NIGP-CPP Certification is MAY 31, 2024

May 2024 is the FINAL testing window in which Pathway F candidates will be allowed to successfully complete the Module B Exam ONLY to attain NIGP-CPP certification. (Pathway F candidates applied as current CPPB/CPPO certificants.)   After May 31, 2024, all candidates, regardless of eligibility pathway, will be required to successfully complete both the Module A and Module B Exams.

Registration for August 2022 testing is closed.


Registration for November 2022 testing opens July 11 and will close on September 30.

Questions

For questions about your application expiration date or other NIGP-CPP inquiries, please contact the NIGP-CPP Team at certification@nigp.org.