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IIA CIA Challenge Exam Application Window Commences

1 April 2024 - 30 September 2024
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Delivery Method
IIA Global

The IIA CIA Challenge Exam Application Window Commences: 1st April 2024

The CIA Challenge Exam offers you the opportunity to join the ranks of over 195,000 CIAs and growing who have attained this esteemed global certification. As a practicing CPA or CA, you can seize this limited chance to acquire the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation through an expedited route known as the CIA Challenge Exam. There are selected approved CPA or CAs eligible to take this expedited pathway, such as: CA ANZ, CPA Australia, and others. This streamlined process enables you to achieve the CIA designation by successfully completing a one-part examination.

The IIA CIA Challenge Exam application window commences on 1 April through September 2024, with testing windows in June, August, November and February.

To initiate the process on 1 April, start by applying through CCMS for preliminary approval. Once approved, you can progress to the next stage and receive comprehensive details on pursuing this qualification.

If you aren't a member of IIA NZ we highly encourage you join this strong network of like-minded internal auditors to support you through the CIA journey prior to applying. To learn more on becoming IIA NZ member, click here. IIA NZ members also receive a discounted rate on the program.

The CIA Challenge Exam specifically covers content not addressed in your CPA or CA exam, providing a time- and cost-efficient path to certification. To learn more about this please view The IIA Challenge Exam options and FAQ.

To apply for and undertake the CIA Challenge Exam, please click here.

For exam preparation assistance with the CIA Challenge Exam Preparation Self-Study Course for qualified CPAs and CAs, Global IIA offers an on-demand self-study course. To learn more about the course, click here.

Please Note: All credentials are administered by Global IIA, and there are approval requirements needed before you can pursue any of the following qualifications

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