There is a maximum of 31, but the number of CPE credits you receive is based on the number of sessions you attend. Please check individual sessions for more details. Make sure you get your badge scanned at each session so we can keep track of your CPE credits.
To maintain your CFE Credential, you are required to earn at least 20 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) every 12-month period.
At least 10 of these hours must relate directly to the detection and deterrence of fraud and 2 hours must relate directly to ethics.
If you have earned more than 20 hours of CPE in your previous reporting period, you may rollover up to 10 of these hours to meet your current CPE requirements. CPE earned prior to earning your CFE credential are not eligible for rollover. This includes any CPE earned from the CFE Exam Prep Course or the live CFE Exam Review Course.
The CISA CPE policy requires the attainment of CPE hours over an annual and three-year certification period. CISAs must comply with the following requirements to retain certification:
Attain and report an annual minimum of twenty (20) CPE hours. These hours must be appropriate to the currency or advancement of the CISA’s knowledge or ability to perform CISA-related tasks. The use of these hours towards meeting the CPE requirements for multiple ISACA certifications is permissible when the professional activity is applicable to satisfying the job-related knowledge of each certification.
Submit annual CPE maintenance fees to ISACA international headquarters in full.
Attain and report a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) CPE hours for a three-year reporting period.
Respond and submit required documentation of CPE activities if selected for the annual audit.
omply with ISACA’s Code of Professional Ethics.
Abide by ISACA's IT auditing standards.
Failure to comply with these certification requirements will result in the revocation of an individual’s CISA designation. In addition, as all certificates are owned by ISACA, if revoked, the certificate must be destroyed immediately.Annual and Three-Year Certification Period
The annual reporting period begins on 1 January of each year. The three-year certification period varies and is indicated on each annual invoice and on the letter confirming annual compliance.
For newly certified CISAs, the annual and three-year certification period begins on 1 January of the year succeeding certification. Reporting CPE hours attained during the year of certification is not required. However, hours attained between the date of certification and 31 December of that year can be used and reported as hours earned in the initial reporting period.