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IIA Certification/Qualification Testing

IIA Certification/Qualification Testing

OnVUE online proctoring:

The IIA has adopted online proctoring to enable candidates to take the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®), Certification in Risk Management Assurance®️ (CRMA®️), and CIA Challenge exams from home starting 27 April 2020. Learn more about the timeline and eligibility requirements here. Visit the Pearson VUE Online Proctoring page to learn more about specific system requirements and FAQs.

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is recognized as the worldwide leader, authority, and principal educator for internal auditing professionals. Earning an IIA certification/qualification symbolizes your competency, commitment to and achievement in internal auditing.

Certifications/Qualifications

These examinations are administered in multiple languages exclusively in Pearson VUE test centers around the world.

The Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®)

The CIA® designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field.

The Certification in Risk Management Assurance® (CRMA®)

The CRMA is designed for internal auditors and risk management professionals with responsibility for and experience in providing risk assurance, governance processes, quality assurance, or control self-assessment (CSA).

Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership® (QIAL®)

The QIAL was developed by The IIA to support aspiring, new, and experienced Audit Executives (AEs) in helping to grow and change the internal audit profession.

Certification/Qualification Application

Before scheduling an examination appointment, you must have already:

  1. Applied for IIA certification/qualification;
  2. Been notified of your eligibility to sit for the examination;
  3. Paid an examination authorization fee to IIA.
Last updated 2021-05-06