CIMA Certification Testing

CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. We have 195,000 members and students in 176 countries.  They work at the heart of business.

Our members and students work in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations. We have strong relationships with employers, and sponsor leading research.

We constantly update our qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programme. This ensures that our members and students are first choice for employers who are recruiting financially trained business leaders.

We are committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in management accounting.

For further information about CIMA and our qualifications, please go to

Assessments for the following qualifications are available to book with Pearson VUE:

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting is CIMA's own entry route to the CIMA professional qualification. The following assessments are available:

  • C01 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • C02 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • C03 Fundamentals of Business Mathematics
  • C04 Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • C05 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

View further information regarding the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting »

CIMA Qualifications in Islamic Finance

The CIMA qualifications in Islamic finance are the first suite of qualifications offered by a professional chartered accounting body that focus on the dynamic and fast growing area of Islamic finance.

CIMA offer four separate certificates in Islamic finance, covering:

  • Islamic Commercial Law
  • Islamic Banking and Takaful
  • Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments
  • Accounting for Islamic Financial institutions

If you complete all four certificates, you are eligible for the award of CIMA Diploma in Islamic Finance (CDIF).

CIMA Advanced Diploma in Islamic Finance (CADIF)

View further information regarding the CIMA Qualifications in Islamic Finance ».

To book your assessment:

Details of the network of CIMA Preferred assessment centres is available here »

Contact your CIMA Preferred centre direct to arrange your assessment.

If there is no CIMA Preferred centre close to you, then you can book your assessment at the nearest Pearson VUE test centre. You can book your assessment at a Pearson VUE test centre online or by telephone (see links below). You will need your CIMA contact id number when booking an assessment. You should wait at least 48 hours after your student registration with CIMA has been confirmed before booking your assessment.

Special Needs

CIMA welcomes entries from students with disabilities or special needs and is able to provide additional help or concessions, such as extra exam time, as appropriate to individual needs. If you have a special need, you should notify CIMA prior to booking your assessment by sending an email to the following address:

Once you have received confirmation of your special arrangements from CIMA, you should then book your assessment by telephone.

Last updated 2014-11-24