Certified Internal Auditor Handbook

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CGAP
Certified Government Auditing Professional
®

®

CCsA
Certification in Control Self-Assessment

CfsA
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Certified Financial Services Auditor

CERTIFICATION CANDIDATE HANDBOOK

www.theiia.org/Certification
www.theiia.org/Certification

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IMPORTANT NOTE:
The information in this handbook describes the application, registration, and certification processes for those IIA certification candidates who register through IIA Global Headquarters. It is not applicable to candidates whose primary address is in a country that administers the IIA certification programs through a local certification agreement. Candidates from the following countries must contact their local IIA institute representative for more information about local certification processes and the roll-out of computer-based testing (CBT) in their area: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Chinese Taiwan, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and Turkey.

This handbook contains important information. All application materials from previous years are no longer valid and should be discarded.

TABLE Of CONTENTs
IIA Membership …………………………………………………….…………………………………………………………. 2 Applying to the Certification Program of Your Choice ……………………………………………………………………………. 3 Registering for the Appropriate Exam ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 6 Scheduling Your Appointment ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 8 Preparing for the Exam ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 10 Checking In for Your Exam at a Pearson VUE Test Center ……………………………………………………………………. 11 Taking Your IIA Exam …………………………………………………………………………………………….……………. 13 Becoming Certified and Receiving Your Certificate …………………………………………………………………………. 17 Maintaining Certification …………………………………………………….…………………………………………………. 18 CIA Program Eligibility and Verification Requirements ………………………………………………………………………. 19 CIA Exam Content ………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………. 22 Professional Recognition Credit for Part 4 of the CIA Exam (PRC4) …………………………………………………………. 23 Eligibility and Verification Requirements for IIA Specialty Exams (CCSA, CFSA, and CGAP) ………………………………… 24 Exam Content for the CCSA, CFSA, and CGAP Exams ………………………………………………………………………. 27 Application and Registration Pricing ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 28 CIA Application/Registration Form ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 29 Job and Industry Codes ………………………………………………….………………………………………………………. 30 Application/Registration Form for the CCSA, CFSA, and CGAP Programs …………………………………………………. 31 Institute List ………………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………. 32 Character Reference Form ………………………………………………….…………………………………………………. 33 The IIA’s Code of Ethics ………………………………………………….……………………………………………………. 34 Full-Time Student/Professor Status Form ………………………………………………………………………………………. 35 CCSA Facilitation Validation Form ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 36 Experience Verification Form ………………………………………………….…………………………………………………. 37 www.theiia.org/Certification

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INTRODUCTION
There are many reasons to obtain an IIA certification. Whether it’s the hallmark designation of internal auditing - the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation - or one of our three specialty industry certifications, obtaining an IIA certification is professionalism defined. The Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their professionalism in the internal auditing field. Candidates leave the program enriched with educational experience, information, and business tools that can be applied immediately in any organization or business environment. The Certification in Control Self-Assessment® (CCSA®) designation is an esteemed certification...
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