As required by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies and the Institute for Credentialing Excellence, the NCCAP National Certification Exam is administered by an independent 3rd-party testing company. 

  • Use this LINK to register to take the Exam.
  • The fee to take the Exam is $90.
  • The Exam can only be accessed by a Gmail account.
  • You are required to submit Certificates of Completion from the APC and ADC curriculum, except if taking the Professional Equivalency Track or Experiential Track.
  • If you want to take the Exam but are not ready to Level Change, email [email protected] to request an exam application.
  • After NCCAP registers you for the Exam, the testing company emails you with details to take the Exam.
  • You must take the Exam within 30 days of receiving the email from the testing company.
  • The exam is 100 multiple choice questions from the MEPAP curriculum.
  • The time allowed to take the Exam is 2 hours.
  • You must receive a 70% score or higher to pass.
  • You can retake the Exam but must pay the $90 fee each time.
  • You cannot use a Tablet or Google Chromebook computer.
  • The Exam must be taken on a personal laptop or desktop computer - do not use a work computer.
  • If you do not have a personal laptop or desktop computer, or if you only have a Google Chromebook computer, email [email protected] and request an alternative arrangement.
  • The NAAP Study Guide is available for purchase.

Please contact NCCAP with any questions: [email protected].