About the Exam
The CIPP/US exam consists of 75 scored multiple-choice items and 15 non-scored multiple-choice trial items. The passing score is 300 out of 500 possible points.
CIPP/US Certification Renewal
CIPP/US certification is valid for two years. To maintain your 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.