First-Time GISP® Applications

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Recertifying GISP®

If you know your GISP account log in, you can start your recertification application at any time.  If you do not know it, please email us for your existing log in information at If you create a new log in registration, the site will treat you as a first-time applicant. 


The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) Welcomes New Board Officers

During its Annual Meeting on August 20, 2022, the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) elected new officers to serve on the Board of Directors and recognized the leadership of each of GISCI’s four member organizations.

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GISCI Welcomes New GISPs

The June 2022 GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® is complete and The GISCI has awarded 80 individuals with their GIS Professional Certification.

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GISCI Announces December 2022 Exam Period

The next testing window for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as a part of the GISP Certification has been scheduled and will once again be administered by PSI Online through their worldwide testing facilities in a computer-based testing (CBT) format.  The exam dates are December 3 - 10, 2022 and the exam will be available at PSI Worldwide Testing Centers.

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GISCI Announces 2022 Map Contest Winners

The 2022 GISCI Map Contest kicked off earlier this year with entries split into two categories, one for professionals and one for students. This annual event attracts folks from all over the world, highlighting their cartographic work, and this year was no exception. There were 20 entries in the professional category and 15 in the student category.

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The Return of the GISCEye!

After a few year break, the official newsletter of the GISCI has returned.  Please visit our website to read the latest edition of the GISCI newsletter:  the GISCIEye!  

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The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is a non-profit organization that promotes the advancement of proficient GIS professionals through its international GISP® (Certified GIS Professional) certification program.  The Institute fosters rigorous professional and ethical standards, community engagement, and professional mentoring within the GIS industry.