APP Eligibility Requirements
The Associate Protection Professional certification is designed for entry-level security professionals with one or more years of related, compensated experience.

Additional requirements include:
Full-time employment in a security-related role
Have not been convicted of any criminal offense that would reflect negatively on the security profession, ASIS, or the certification program
Willingness to sign and agree to abide by the ASIS Certification Code of Conduct
Willingness to agree to abide by the policies of the ASIS Certification programs as outlined in the Certification Handbook