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For a limited time, The IIA is waiving the application fee for the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation.

As the only globally recognized certification for internal auditors, becoming a CIA proves expertise, value, and understanding of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and how to apply each of the Standards.

But wait, being a CIA really means so much more—more credibility, more promotions, more money.*

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CIA Support Materials

CIA Updates

CIA Exam Updates Coming January 2019

To ensur​e the exam’s content remains current and valid, the CIA underwent a job analys​is study. Results of the study confirmed the nee​d to revise the exam syllabi to reflect the evolution of the internal audit profession worldwide. The updated exam will be released in January 2019.

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CIA Exam Practice Questions

CIA Exam Practice Questions

Includes practice questions that will help candidates develop knowledge of best practices in the industry. Questions are aligned with updated International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, Mandatory Guidance of the IPPF, and the Core Principles for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

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The IIA's CIA Learning System

The IIA's CIA Learning System

A system for exam-day success. This interactive review program combines reading materials and online study tools to teach and reinforce all three parts of the entire global CIA exam. It is continuously updated to align with latest industry standards, including the IPPF and The IIA’s Standards. Access updated tools and features.

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*Certified Internal Auditors earn on average $38,000 more annually than those without a certification, according to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study (based on U.S. responses).