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2014 CPE Audit Activities Begin

The 2014 CPE audit notifications will be sent August through September. If selected for the audit, individuals must provide evidence of previously reported CPE activities that meet the criteria described in the Administrative Directive No. 4. Individuals selected for the 2014 CPE audit will be notified via email. The deadline for returning supporting documentation will be included in the email.

​Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Requirements

CPE is facilitated through a self-certification process with the completion and reporting of required CPE hours on an annual basis.

The reporting deadline is 31 December each year.  CPE reporting fees vary globally, based upon membership status, if you report CPE directly to The IIA through CCMS, or through your local Institute.  Please check with your local Institute for pricing.  Visit the Pricing Structure page of our website for the most current pricing information.  IIA-certified professionals who fail to meet their CPE requirements by the reporting deadline will automatically be placed in inactive status and may not use their designation.

Get more information on CPE reporting steps for current and inactive certificants.

New CIAs are awarded 80 CPE hours; new CCSAs, CGAPs, CFSAs, and CRMAs are awarded 40 CPE hours. Half of the awarded CPE hours (40 or 20) are for the year in which the exam is passed, and the other half are for the subsequent year.

As an IIA certified professional, you are responsible for ensuring that the CPE information in your report is accurate. You must include your membership or customer identification number when reporting your CPE.

Log in to the Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS) to complete the CPE Reporting Form.

If you need further assistance, please log in to your record in CCMS and log an incident.

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Candidates from the following countries must refer to their local IIA Institute web-site or contact their local representative for more information about local certification processes:

The information contained on this website pertains to all other countries.