CIMA’s exam scheduling

Take your exam from home. Simply choose 'Online at my home or office' when presented with exam options. Learn more about OnVUE.

All exams can be taken either at a test centre or online. Online exams have some unique requirements so see what you'll need before deciding if online is right for you.

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The AICPA® and CIMA, together as the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants , empower the world’s most highly skilled accountants — CPAs and CGMA designation holders — with the knowledge, insight and foresight to meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s challenges. Our mission is to drive a dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.

For further information about the AICPA & CIMA and the CGMA qualification please go to

AICPA & CIMA have partnered with Pearson VUE to deliver CIMA’s assessments in nearly 6,000 exam centres worldwide. Together we are committed to ensuring that high-quality professional education, lifelong learning and the opportunities these provide are available to all individuals and communities who wish to take advantage of them.

Scheduling of all assessments is available by using the log in button towards the top right-hand side of your screen. One you’ve logged in you will be able select the location, date and time you want for the examination you wish to attempt.

To schedule your CGMA case study exams, please visit your exam dashboard.

Certificates, qualifications and routes

Certificate in Business Accounting

The Certificate in Business Accounting is CIMA’s entry level accounting qualification for candidates with little or no accounting background. Find more information here »

CIMA’s CGMA Professional Qualification

There are different ways to study for the CGMA Professional Qualification. Whichever route you choose, you’ll get the same qualification and the same CGMA designation. But you’ll get there at your own pace, on your terms.

Find out more here »


CIMA offers end-point assessments for Level 4 and Level 7 apprenticeships in England.

If you’re a school leaver, a graduate, a working professional or even an existing CGMA candidate with at least 12 months of your qualification left, a CIMA Apprenticeship could be for you. Find out more here »

Test accommodations

We welcome entries from candidates with test accommodation requirements and are able to provide additional help or concessions, such as extra exam time, as appropriate to individual needs. If you have a test accommodation requirement, you should notify CIMA prior to booking your assessment by following the instructions found here.


Once you have received confirmation of your special arrangements, you should book your assessment by telephone. You can find the appropriate regional Pearson VUE contact number here.


Last updated 2024-02-29