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Exam Language Offerings​

The CIA exams and other IIA certification exams are offered in a variety of languages around the world. The new 2019 CIA exams are currently available in Arabic, Traditional Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Turkish.

Use the Language Release Dates chart below to determine which syllabus to study from based on the date you plan to take your exam(s).

CIA Exam Language Release Dates

To view the CIA syllabus, select the appropriate link below:

2018 CIA Syllabus (Czech, and Italian)

2019 CIA Syllabus (Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish,Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Turkish)

Discontinued Languages

If you plan to take a CIA exam part in Czech, or Italian, you must be approved into the program by 31 December 2019 and complete the exams in those languages no later than 30 September 2021. These exams are based on the 2018 CIA syllabus.

Other Exam Language Offerings

​Language ​CFSA ​CRMA ​CCSA ​CGAP ​QIAL ​Internal
Simplified Chinese*
​Traditional Chinese ​X
​English ​X ​X X​ X​ X​ X
​Estonian ​X
​Indonesian X
​Italian X ​X
​Japanese ​X ​X
​Polish ​X
​Portuguese ​X (banking only) ​X
​Spanish ​X ​X ​X
​Turkish ​X ​X ​X
​Vietnamese X