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If success is measured by the impact you make, be certified for success with The IIA.

Why Should You Become Certified?

Earning a professional credential is essential to strengthening your knowledge base and be distinguished from your peers. Wherever your journey takes you, there is an IIA credential that can certify your success.


Join the elite group of CIAs

Learn about the value of the Certified Internal Audit designation and joining the global, esteemed group of CIAs.

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Demonstrate your aptitude and foundational knowledge of The IIA Standards. This designations is ideal for University students, rotational auditors and new auditors.

As the only globally recognized internal audit certification, becoming a Certified Internal Auditor®️ (CIA®️) is the optimum way to communicate knowledge, skills, and competencies to effectively carry out professional responsibilities for any internal audit, anywhere in the world.

Updated to reflect the in-depth organizational knowledge and advanced skill sets that are required to provide effective risk management assurance to audit committees and executive management.

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Steps to Certifications

From applying to testing, to passing and becoming certified. Find out what's involved in the certification process.

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Certification Handbook

Looking for more information? This handbook provides additional details on the policies and procedures along your certification journey.

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