AAP Exam Fees & Dates

The AAP exam is conducted annually in October. Make sure you have all the latest information on registration dates and fees by checking this page.

AAP exam registrations include a complimentary handbook to help you prepare. Nacha prefers online registration. If you are not able to register online, please contact accreditation@nacha.org to obtain a paper registration form.

Register for the AAP Exam


Test Window: Monday, Oct. 5 – Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020

Registration Period: Monday, Jan. 13 - Friday, Sept. 11, 2020
Member: $525
Non-Member: $650

Late Registration Period: Saturday, Sept. 12 - Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020
Member: $575
Non-Member: $700

Deferral End Date*: Friday, Sept. 18, 2020
Member: $125
Non-Member: $125

Late Deferral Period*: Saturday, Sept. 19 – Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020
Member: $150
Non-Member: $150

Substitution End Date*: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020
Member: $90
Non-Member: $90

Cancellation End Date*: Monday, Aug. 31, 2020
Member: $60
Nonmember: $60

*A written request is required for deferrals and cancellations. Absolutely no registrations, deferrals, or substitutions will be processed after the deadlines.