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Exam Fees

CIDA Exam Fees:

The CIDA exam is a prepaid event and all fees are due at the time of registration. Registration and exam fees are as follows:

US Registration Fee: $75.00 USD
International Registration Fee: $120.00 USD

Exam Fee – US and International: $325.00 USD

CIDA Study Guide and Review Course Fees:

Study Guide:

CIDA Exam Applicants: $145 USD

CIDA Exam Applicants attending the CIDA Review Course: $50 USD

Non-CIDA Exam Applicants: $215 USD

+ Shipping and Handling (For US shiptments, $25 USD / For international (non-US) orders, Shipping and Handling is billed at the actual shipping cost

Review Course:

CIDA Review Course; $1,895 USD


Deferral/Cancellation Fee: $100.00 USD (up to two weeks prior to the exam date)

No-Show Fee: $175.00 USD (less than two weeks prior to the exam date)


The registration fee is not refundable or transferable. The exam fee will be refundable less the deferral/cancellation schedule listed above.

Retest Exam Fee:

Non-passing CIDA candidates are allowed to retest within a one year period without reapplying for eligibility. All non-passing CIDA candidates are not required to pay the registration fee ($ US 75.00 Domestic / $ 120.00 International) again when retesting during the one-year eligibility period. The retest exam fee is $ US 325.00. CIDA applicants must complete a retesting application.

Click here to register for the CIDA Review Course or Exam or purchase the CIDA Study Guide