Apply for CGEIT Certification 


Once a candidate has passed the CGEIT certification exam and has met the work experience requirements, the final step is to complete the application for certification.

Obtain the CGEIT Application

To qualify for CGEIT certification, a completed application must be submitted within 5 years from the date of initially passing the examination. Retaking and passing the examination will be required if the completed application for certification is not submitted within five years from the passing date of the examination. All experience must be verified independently with employers. This experience must have been gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years of passing the examination.

Those taking and passing the June 2013 exam and later:

Download Application for CGEIT Exam Passers 2013 and Later


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Decisions on applications are not final as there is an appeal process for certification application denials. Inquiries regarding denials of certification can be sent to For more information on the Appeals Policy visit