CISM Exam Registration | Information Security Certification – ISACA  


CISM means higher earning potential and career advancement. Recent independent studies consistently rank CISM as one of the
highest paying and sought after IT certifications.

Register for the Exam—Continuous Testing

Exam candidates can register for continuous testing starting 2 April 2019.

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Key Exam Registration Dates:

Continuous Testing Exam Registration

2 April 2019 Registration Opens
17 June 2019 Scheduling Opens*

*Registration for continuous testing opened 2 April, scheduling will begin on 17 June and testing will begin on 19 June. For additional information please review the continuous testing FAQ and or the 2019 continuous testing Exam Candidates Guide.

For additional support contact our Customer Experience Team.

Exam Registration Fees

Member Non-Member
US $575 US $760


The online registration process will enable you to register for an exam, and purchase study aids and an ISACA membership, which will immediately provide significant exam-related discounts. The final step of the process will enable you to pay online using a credit card, or indicate that payment will follow by check or wire.

Exam registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Exam Registration:

Eligibility is established at the time of exam registration and is good for twelve (12) months (365 days). Exam registration and payment are required before you can schedule and take an exam. You will forfeit your fees if you do not schedule and take the exam during your 12-month eligibility period.

No eligibility deferrals or extensions are allowed.

Rescheduling Candidates who are unable to take the exam on their scheduled date are able to reschedule anytime, without penalty, during the eligibility period if done a minimum of 48 hours prior to your scheduled testing appointment. If you are within 48 hours of your scheduled testing appointment, you must take the exam or forfeit the registration fee.

Please review the Exam Candidate Guide for more information.

Exam registration changes:
If an error with your name was made when registering for the exam, please update your profile by following these steps.

  1. Login to,
  2. Click on the My ISACA tab,
  3. Click on the myPROFILE>Account-Certification CPE-Demographic Info tab,
  4. Click the Edit button at the bottom of the profile to make your changes,
  5. Click Save.

If there is an error in the exam type (CISA, CRISC, CISM or CGEIT), please contact ISACA’s Customer Support Team immediately.

All changes must be completed a minimum of 48 hours prior to your scheduled exam.

Due Dates

Deadlines are in accordance with the date/time in Chicago, Illinois, USA.