About the CIPT Exam
The CIPT exam consists of 70 scored multiple-choice items and 20 non-scored multiple-choice trial items, some of which are scenario-based. The passing score is 300 out of 500 possible points.
CIPT Certification Renewal
The CIPT credential is valid for two years. To maintain you credential, you must meet two minimum requirements over the term of your certification:
- Pay an annual certification maintenance fee (included in IAPP's membership fee).
- Fulfill 20 hours of continuing privacy education (CPE).
Learn more about the certification process, and download the IAPP Privacy Certification Candidate Handbook at https://iapp.org/certify/certification-process.