CISA Exam Frequently Asked Questions

When is the CISA Exam offered?
Candidates are eligible to take the CISA exam during the following testing windows: February 1-May 24, June 1-September 23, October 1- January 24.
Where can I take the CISA Exam?
The CISA exam is administered at PSI testing centers globally. For a complete list of locations, go to
When are CISA exam scores released?
Candidates can view their results available immediately after the exam is completed. Official results are emailed to candidates within ten business days.
How is the CISA Exam scored?
The candidate’s raw score is converted onto a scale of 200-800, with 450 being the passing score. Each question on the exam is weighted evenly. Questions must be answered correctly to receive credit, and there are no score deductions for incorrect answers.
How much does the CISA Exam cost?
Exam Registration costs $575 for ISACA members, and $760 for non-members.
Do CISAs have continuing education requirements?
Yes. CISAs must complete a total of 120 continuing education hours every three years, with at least 20 hours completed per year.