Questions & Answers

Where can I register for the official ISACA certification programs in Switzerland?

Please register directly with our educational providers.

Are the official ISACA certification programs offered in French or English?

All certification programs (CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC) held by French and English speaking contributors take place in Geneva and Lausanne.

Can I participate in CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC exams without having attended the preparatory classes?

Certainly, it is possible to take the exams without having attended the preparatory classes, but probability of passing is disproportionately lower (worldwide average of approx. 50 %) than with our preparatory courses (90 %). For further information, we suggest you contact the respective provider.

Can I repeat CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC exams?

Yes, you can repeat exams several times. Examination fees are due each time, though.

What are the fees for CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC exams?

Fees depend on whether you are an ISACA member or not (the approx. difference is US$ 120,–), how early you register and whether you do so online or not. Fees are currently between US$ 410,– and 710,–.

Where can I register for CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC exams?

Since the exams are organized by ISACA International, you can register at Headquarters only, preferably online.

Can I fax my registration?

Yes, you can, but please only do so if you haven't registered online already.

When do I receive confirmation of my registration?

You will receive confirmation of registration immediately upon processing. ISACA USA will notify you of the exact examination date and location two weeks ahead of time.

Must I give proof of CPE credits for the year of the exam?

No, you needn't. See «Maintain Your Certification» for current CPE requirements for each professional profile.

How do I report my CPE Hours?

You can enter your CPE Hours in your personal profile at