To become a certified planner and use the AICP designation, submit an application, pass an examination, and be a fully paid member of APA. AICP has streamlined the online application and registration process. The exam is given at multiple testing sites located throughout New Jersey, and offered twice a year in two testing windows for two weeks in both May and November.

To learn more about the application process, requirements and exam format download the AICP PP Professional Certification PDF of a presentation given at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.

For more information and to apply, visit