Certified Payroll Professional
The Certified Payroll Professional is an advanced credential for those with payroll knowledge and experience. Prerequisites are required to take the CPP examination and individuals must complete an application.
Certified Payroll Professional Application
Please complete the CPP Exam Application before registering for the exam.
Purchasing the Exam
Once the application is approved you may register for the exam of your choice:
• 2022 CPP North America Fall Exam - Remote
• 2022 CPP North America Fall Exam
• 2022 CPP International Exam
• 2022 CPP Military Exam
• 2022 CPP Learning Center Exam**
**Attendees of Payroll 201: The Payroll Administration Certificate Program at APA's Learning Centers in Las Vegas and San Antonio have the opportunity to take the CPP exam at the end of each course regardless of the exam window.
Please note: You must register for Payroll 201: The Payroll Administration Certificate Program in order to be eligible to take the CPP exam at APA's Learning Centers.
View the Spring and Fall exam window dates here.
All examination candidates must comply with CDC guidance as it relates to masking and distancing at all test centers. Click here for details.
See the Certified Payroll Professional page for additional details.