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. 3 – Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022

Registration Period: Monday, Dec. 20 - Friday, Sept. 9, 2022
Member: $525
Non-Member: $650

Late Registration Period: Saturday, Sept. 10 - Wednesday Sept. 28, 2022
Member: $575
Non-Member: $700

Deferral End Date*: Friday, Sept. 16, 2022
Member: $125
Non-Member: $125

Late Deferral Period*: Saturday, Sept. 17 – Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022
Member: $150
Non-Member: $150

Substitution End Date*: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022
Member: $90
Non-Member: $90

Cancellation End Date*: Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022
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.