Once your application is approved, you will be sent an email notifiying you of your approval. Forward this approval email to NIGP Customer Care at CustomerCare@nigp.org and request the details and links for:
Customer Care can only provide the links and details for the free virtual prep course and study guide upon receipt of your approval email. The Prep Guide and Prep Course is complimentary for approved candidates through June 2021.
All candidates must complete an online tutorial from Pearson VUE, our testing partner, BEFORE going to your scheduled testing appointment. The tutorial walks you through the mechanics and functionality of the exam and gives an overview of what to expect on the day of your exam. The tutorial will NOT be available at your testing appointment. Therefore, it is required that you review this information PRIOR to arriving at the Pearson VUE testing center. Take the Tutorial
Through June 2021
Effective July 2021
No late application fees
Please review the Certification Handbook before applying.
NIGP-CPP Technical and Knowledge Statements
NIGP Code of Ethics
NIGP Candidate Statement of Accuracy, Veracity and Truthfulness
NIGP-CPP Special Accommodations Request Form