CIPM Exam Details

Before Exam Day

Exam Timing

The CIPM exam is 180 minutes; the clock starts when you select “Begin Exam." We schedule 210 minutes for the exam so you have time to read and sign the candidate pledge.

There are no scheduled breaks during the exam. You may take an unscheduled break, but the 180-minute clock will continue to run during the break.

At the Test Center

Security - Your digital photo, signature, and palm vein scan will be taken when you check in for the exam.

Identification - When checking in at the Pearson VUE test center, you are required to provide a valid international travel passport. Read the ID policy.

Arrival - Plan to arrive at the test center 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment time so you have adequate time to complete the necessary check-in procedures. If you arrive more than 30 minutes late for your appointment and are refused admission, your exam fees are non- refundable, non-deferrable, and non-transferrable.

What to Expect at the Test Center

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