The certification was developed to provide the right knowledge and competences for those who are aiming to become or already are a Data Protection Officer, with the appropriate international recognition. When you are certified by EXIN as Data Protection Officer you have been extensively tested not only about the EU Regulation, but also the competences to take the role and perform the appropriate implementation and maintenance in an organization.

The diagram below shows the combination of certifications that lead to the EXIN Certified Data Protection Officer (DPO) certification.


EXIN Certified Data Protection Officer

  • An updated program based on the new EU regulation
  • Provides the complete set of knowledge and competences for current and new Data Protection Officers
  • Trustworthy, reliable and internationally-recognized program
  • Provides guidance for implementation and maintenance
  • Knowledge can be applied in ALL countries that belong to the EU or follow EU regulations
  • Features a practical approach
  • Clear method to assess candidates
  • Multi-layered program