Certified Government Auditing Professional Application Fee Waiver Until Oct. 31, 2014

Working with the Government and dreaming of becoming a Certified Government Auditor with international recognition? Here’s your chance! Read announcement below coming from the Institute of Internal Auditors.


The Certified Government Auditing Professional® (CGAP®) certification program is designed especially for auditors working in the public sector at all levels — federal/national, state/provincial, local, quasi-governmental, or crown authority — and is an excellent professional credential that prepares you for the many challenges you face in this demanding environment.

The CGAP exam is offered in the following languages: Chinese (unsimplified), English, Polish, Spanish, and Turkish.

Make CGAP be Your Key to Opportunity

Whether you are seeking a promotion, exploring a position outside your organization, or simply pursuing professional development opportunities to help you tackle increasingly complex responsibilities while preparing for future challenges, an IIA certification can:

  • Increase your earning potential by up to 45 percent.*
  • Help you gain credibility and respect in the field.
  • Enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to the profession.

*According to The IIA’s 2013 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 45 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses).

Computer-based Testing

The CGAP exam is available through computer-based testing, allowing you to test year-round at more than 500 locations worldwide. Candidates are able to sit for exams at any IIA-authorized Pearson VUE testing center worldwide, regardless of whether the testing center is located in your hometown or country. To locate the testing centers nearest you, visit the Pearson VUE website. You must apply and register in The IIA’s Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS) prior to scheduling an exam.

Six Steps to Certification

If you need help getting started, refer to the six steps to certification an internal auditor should review when making the decision to become certified in the profession.

Quick Links

For more information visit the website of Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines at http://www.iia-p.org/.

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in this article are that of the author and information provided are for general conceptual guidance for public information and are not substitute for expert advice. Contact support@philcpa.org for more information and if you want to avail professional services. Find us on Facebook!

Orlando Calundan is a CPA who has exposures in FS audit of entities in various industries such as real estate, food/restaurants, manufacturing, service organizations and BPOs, automotive, holding/investment companies and more. He also has exposure on internal audit engagements.

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