Current NIGP-CPP Candidates

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Registration and payment for February 2023 testing are now open and will close on December 22, 2022.

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  • If the exam requirements are not completed within the two-year application validity period, the application is no longer valid and the candidate must reapply.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.

Questions

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