First-Time GISP® Applications

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Recertifying GISP®

If you applied under the old PDF format, please email us for your existing log in information and password (which we created for you) at If you start with a new registration, the site will treat you as a first-time applicant. This is true only for those who were certified using the PDF application format.

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The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is a non-profit organization that provides the GIS community with a complete certification program, leading to GISP® (Certified GIS Professional) recognition. GISCI offers participants around the world, from the first early years on the job until retirement, a method of showing competence as professionals to employers in the GIS profession. We offer the only industry-wide, internationally-recognized, software-agnostic certification available to geospatial professionals.