Applying for the CPP, PSP, PCI or APP
- Your resume and an unofficial copy of your university transcript (if applicable).
- The names and contact information for three references who can verify your work experience
- The name of supervisor who can verify your employment
- Payment for the application and exam fees
Computer-Based Exam Fees
|CPP, PCI and PSP
$300 ASIS members
Retake fee: $200
$200 ASIS members
Retake fee: $150
If your application is approved and you fail to schedule and take the exam within the two-year eligibility (candidacy) period, you will forfeit both the application and testing fee.
Paper and Pencil-Based Exams
ASIS offers paper and pencil based exams in Jamaica, Ecuador, Australia, Paraguay, and Panama.
Consult the Certification Handbook for information.
Retaking the Exam
You may take the exam three times during your two-year eligibility year. There must be 90 days between each attempt. The fee to retake the exam is $200 for CPP, PCI and PSP. The fee for APP is $150.
If you fail the exam three times in your two-year eligibility period, you must reapply and pay the full fee.
If Your Application Is Denied
If your application is denied for any reason, you will receive a refund of your application fee minus a $100 nonrefundable processing fee.
See the Certification Handbook for submitting an appeal.
*Note: Does not currently include APP certification.