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CPE Policy Changes for 2023

Important CPE Policy Changes to Begin in 2023

CPE Policy Changes for 2023

Effective 1 September 2023, the “CPE Reporting Policy” will become the “Annual Certification Renewal Policy.”

In 2022, the Professional Certifications Board (PCB) approved changes to the CPE Policy. Effective 1 September 2023, the new CPE Policy goes into effect for all IIA certification holders and current candidates.

Summary of Changes (changes in italic)

  Current Policy Revised Policy (Effective 1 September 2023)
Reporting Period Calendar year following designation being awarded Calendar year following designation being awarded
Hours Required

CIA

Practicing: 40 hours

Nonpracticing: 20 hours

 

All other IIA designations

Practicing: 20 hours

Nonpracticing: 10 hours

CIA

Practicing: 40 hours

Nonpracticing: 20 hours

 

All other IIA designations

Practicing: 20 hours

Nonpracticing: 10 hours
2 Hours of Ethics Required Yes Yes
Surplus (Carryover) CPE Not offered Any surplus of CPE acquired during a calendar year may be used for the following calendar year reporting cycle (20 hours max for CIA and 10 hours for other IIA designations).
Certification Reinstatement Individuals in Expired status may reinstate their designation by reporting required CPE hours. Reinstatement will no longer be offered starting 1 January 2024. Individuals who move into Revoked status will be required to recertify their designation. (Re-apply into the program and pass all required examinations, including paying all fees.) For individuals requesting hardship, please refer to the CPE Policy.
Grace Status 12 months 24 months