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CIMA Application & Fees

APPLICATION

Prospective CIMA candidates who are new to the program must submit an online application and fee. The online application takes approximately 10–20 minutes to complete. Submission of an application will result in a background check conducted by Investments & Wealth Institute staff. Within ten business days, prospective candidates will be notified of official acceptance into the program.

 

FEE OVERVIEW

The total investment in obtaining the CIMA certification will range between US$5,500 and US$9,000, dependent upon choice of preparatory materials and registered education provider. Fees are subject to change.

Application fee (required)

Current Member Become a Member Nonmember
US$600 US$995 US$1,095
  • Application Fee
  • Background Check
  • Certification Exam Fee
  • One-year Membership
  • Application Fee
  • Background Check
  • Certification Exam Fee
  • Application Fee
  • Background Check
  • Certification Exam Fee
 

Registered Education Provider fee (required)

See school website for pricing details

Additional fees (if applicable)

  • Exam retake fees
    • Certification Exam Retake Fee: US$225 members, US$325 nonmembers
  • Study resources fees

Initial licensing fee upon certification completion (required)

  • Members: US$275
  • Nonmember who would like to become a member of the Institute: US$620
  • Nonmember who does not want to become a member of the Institute: US$895

Renewal fee (required)

In response to member input, the Institute offers a membership-certification alignment option for Institute-certified professionals to connect their annual Institute membership renewal to the biennial certification renewal date.

If your certification is due for renewal in 2018 or 2019, your pricing options are:

Nonmember Certification Renewal Fee (2 Years) Member Certification Renewal Fee (2 Years) Membership Fee (1 Year) Membership (1 Year) + Certification Fee (2 Years) Align Membership (2 Year) + Certification Fee (2 Years)
US$895 US$275 US$345 without alignment
US$320 with alignment
US$620 ~US$915