​Visit the below (4) links, read the content, download study material, bookmark your internet browser, add dates to your calendar by forecasting your testing date goals, then reach out to ASID San Diego to get the latest information around local study groups:

  1. Release of new NCIDQ Candidate Handbook ( – This is the primary source of information for the NCIDQ Exam and provides individuals with everything they will need to know and understand while going through the certification process. Candidates applying for and planning to take the NCIDQ Exam should read this handbook and familiarize themselves with the policies and procedures outlined.
  2. Introduction of Remote Proctoring for the IDFX and IDPX Exams ( – Starting with the upcoming spring (April) 2022 exam administration, individuals will now be able to take the IDFX and IDPX Exams at a date and time that is convenient for them via their home or office computer, making the exams much more accessible.  All 3 exams will continue to be administered at Prometric test centers around the world; those taking the Practicum will be required to take it in person at a Prometric test center.
  3. Updated Exam Day Rules ( – We have updated our Exam Day Rules, which includes a new bio break policy specific for the IDFX and IDPX Exams.
  4. Streamlined Study Resources ( – Both the exam blueprints and Practicum Exam resources are in direct alignment with the actual exams.  For the Practicum Exam specifically, we have streamlined the exam codes to include what is relevant for the current exam administration only.