How do I get certified?

Detailed instructions for applying to sit for the CACP exam are provided in the CACP Candidate Handbook and are summarized below:

  1. Download the CACP Candidate Handbook
  2. Review eligibility criteria (Note: US license requirement cannot be waived)
  3. After reviewing the Candidate Handbook in its entirety, submit your online application and fee
  4. If approved, make an appointment to take the exam at an approved exam site at an approved date/time within 6 months of your approval notification (see below)
  5. Achieve passing score (80% or better) on examination
  6. Credential valid for 5 year period

CACP Exam Dates

The CACP exam is offered approximately 2-3 times per month. You do NOT need to select an exam date or exam site before applying. If your application is approved, your approval notification email will contain instructions for scheduling your CACP exam. You must take the exam at an approved exam site at an approved date/time within 6 months of your approval notification. Please review the Candidate Handbook for additional details.

After reviewing the Candidate Handbook in its entirety, click here to complete your online application.

Click here to view currently available exam dates and approved testing sites.

Approved Testing Centers

The CACP exam must be taken at an approved testing center. The majority of the approved testing centers belong to the National College Testing Association. If you are approved to sit for the CACP exam, your approval notifcation email will contain instructions for locating an approved testing center and making an appointment to take your CACP exam.

Click here to view currently available exam dates and approved testing sites.