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Download The IIA Certification Candidate Handbook

Certification Candidate Handbook
The Certification Candidate Handbook — available in English, French, and Spanish — explains:

  • The certification process.
  • Applying for a certification program.
  • Accessing and using The IIA's Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS).
  • Registering and scheduling an exam/part.
  • Preparing for the certification exam.
  • Checking in at a test center and taking the exam.
  • Exam content information, format, and scoring.
  • Requirements for maintaining your certification.

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Download CCMS User Guide 

If you have any difficulty using the Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS), please reference the CCMS User Guide.