2019 Upgrade Guarantee

2019 CIA Learning System Upgrade Guarantee

In January 2019, The IIA will begin testing a new version of the English language Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam. Review complete details about the new CIA exam.

Version 6.0 of The IIA’s CIA Learning System will be released in mid 2018 to provide comprehensive preparation for the updated English CIA exam. If you purchase The IIA’s CIA Learning System Version 5.0 but are unable to complete all three parts of the CIA exam before December 31, 2018, we have created the Learning System’s Upgrade Guarantee.

How long do I have to complete the current CIA exam?

You will have until December 31, 2018 to complete the current CIA exam in English. You may continue to take the current exam in other languages until they transition to the new exam (see exam transition schedule).

Purchase Version 5.0 of The IIA’s CIA Learning System today and receive a free upgrade to Version 6.0 for the 2019 CIA exam!

Who is eligible for the Learning System upgrade guarantee?

If you meet the following two criteria, you are eligible for the upgrade guarantee:

  • You purchased version 5.0 (English) of The IIA’s CIA Learning System*; and
  • You still have time remaining on your online access period license when you choose to switch to Version 6.0 for the updated exam.

*Please note: The IIA’s CIA Learning System is non-transferable, in accordance with the terms of use agreement to which you agreed when you activated the software. The terms of use agreement remains in effect should you choose to upgrade to the electronic components of Version 6.0.

What do I get if I am eligible for the upgrade guarantee?

If you are eligible for the guarantee, you will have the opportunity to switch to Version 6.0 of The IIA’s CIA Learning System (English) including:

  • Access to the online version of The IIA’s CIA Learning System reading materials (Version 6.0); and
  • Access to the Version 6.0 online study tools** for the remainder of your online access period (based on your original purchase date).
  • Optional: You may choose to purchase the printed version of the Version 6.0 reading materials for an additional US$40/part or US$100 for all three parts (plus applicable taxes and shipping).

**Please note: If you choose to switch to version 6.0 of the online study tools, you will lose access to version 5.0 and all of your testing history.

How can I request the upgraded materials if I am eligible?

Upon release of Version 6.0, those who are eligible for the upgrade guarantee can submit a request to upgrade in the online Resource Center after logging in to the online study tools. You must request the upgrade through this process by June 30, 2019 to receive access to the updated reading materials and online study tools.

The deadline for upgrading from Version 5.0 to Version 6.0 is June 30, 2019.