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Key Changes to Certification Maintenance
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Reporting Process

 

The IIA Global Board of Directors has approved the implementation of several key changes to the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) reporting process.

Effective Jan. 1, 2012, changes to the reporting period, CPE requirements, and the reporting process will be implemented. The following  summarizes these changes.
 
Item
Effective Jan. 1, 2012
 

Reporting Period
Reporting will now be done annually for all certified individuals. All candidates will be required to report every year versus every other year.


Reporting Date
The reporting date is changing from May 31 to Dec. 31.


Number of Hours Required for CIA
40 hours per year (if practicing)
20 hours per year (if non-practicing)
0 hours per year (if retired)


Number of CPE Hours Required for CCSA, CFSA, CGAP, CRMA
20 hours per year (if practicing)
10 hours per year (if non-practicing)
0 hours per year (if retired)


Specialty Certification CPE Requirements
25% of CPE hours earned must be in the specialty area of expertise.


Required Attestations at Time of CPE Reporting Submission
To practice in accordance with The IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)
To abide by The IIA’s Code of Ethics
To not bring The IIA into disrepute
Confirming no criminal convictions since last reporting period


Failure to Report CPE
Certification status will be changed to INACTIVE. Designation can no longer be used until status is reinstated to CERTIFIED.


Reinstatement Policy
If INACTIVE greater than 12 months, the candidate will need to report 80 hours of CPE and pay a reinstatement fee of US $100 (member) or US $250 (nonmember).

 

You can download a ´╗┐template for CPE recording´╗┐.

 


Annual Certification Maintenance Fee
 

The Board approved the implementation of an annual certification maintenance fee. The first maintenance fee will be due in conjunction with the Dec. 31, 2013 reporting deadline. 
 
For candidates who live in North America or one of the 65 countries serviced directly by IIA Global (including IIA Hong Kong), the pricing that will go into effect as of as of 2013 is listed below. 
 
CIA
Member Annual Maintenance Fee - US $25
Non-member Annual Maintenance Fee - US $100


CCSA, CFSA, CGAP, CRMA
Member Annual Maintenance Fee - US $10
Non-member Annual Maintenance Fee - US $25



Steps to Report

If your status is presently Inactive or Inactive (Grace Period):
 
Log into CCMS.
Select the “COMPLETE A FORM” link.
Search for the appropriate form based on your status.
Complete and submit the form.
If your status is presently Certified:
 
Log into CCMS.
Select the “COMPLETE A FORM” link.
Search for the 2015 CPE/CPD reporting form.
Complete and submit the form.
 

Failure of an individual to report his or her CPE or to pay the maintenance fee will result in a status change to INACTIVE. Individuals whose status remains INACTIVE for more than 12 months will fall under the previously referenced reinstatement policy (if they choose to reinstate their status).