Certification – Apply Now

Before you start your application, please read the below information carefully


  • Before you start your application, please contact IAB Australia to receive discount codes to access the discounted Australian pricing. 
  • Once you have maintained the correct codes from IAB Australia, you can commence your application. At the start of the application, you will first need to set up logins to the IAB US website. Please note these are not the same as your logins for IAB Australia website.
  • The online application form will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and you will be required to include details of your past experience so please have these ready.  To benefit from the discounted IAB members and non-member rates for Australia, please ensure you have the correct discount code to hand and that you enter in the discount code at the checkout (these codes will be given to you upon completing payment with IAB Australia). You can find the pricing details below. Instructions for completing the application on the IAB US site are attached below.
  • Once you have been approved (this can take up to 15 days), you will receive an email confirming your approval with details on how to schedule the exam at one of your local test centres. Please note you cannot schedule the exam until you receive this email and your unique candidate ID. For any questions on the application process from Australia, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
  • In the event that you are deemed ineligible to take the exam upon review of your application and supporting documentation, your exam fees will be refunded but your application fee (USD 50) will be forfeited.
  • The Certification is priced as follows. IAB Australia members benefit from discounted rates. If you are not yet an IAB Member and would like to join, please get in touch.

IAB Members


Exam Fee (includes a $50 non-refundable application fee)



Retake Fee (if candidate does not pass the first time)

USD 125

USD 175

Cancellation fee 
(with > 24 hours notice)

$0 (exam fee refunded)

Cancellation fee
(with < 24 hours notice, i.e. “no show”)

USD 95

(plus $50 recertification application fee)

USD 175

USD 225

Additional Certificates

USD 25 each



IAB Australia

IAB Australia is the peak trade association for online advertising in Australia. As one of over 43 IAB offices globally and with a rapidly growing membership, the role of the IAB is to support sustainable and diverse investment in digital advertising across all platforms in Australia.