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Scheduling your exam

Scheduling your exam in four easy steps

You can schedule all Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA) and Professional Qualification exams online and over the phone.

Scheduling exams online

1. Log in to MY CIMA

Log in with your CIMA contact ID and password, which you receive when you register with CIMA.

Log in to MY CIMA

“If you don’t know your Contact ID or password, please contact our Global Engagement Centre.

2. Confirm your details and settle any debts

Make sure your details are up-to-date on your MY CIMA account. You won’t be able to schedule an exam if you have any outstanding payments yet to be made.

3. Select ‘schedule your exam’

When you select 'schedule your exam' you will be transferred to the Pearson VUE website to select your location, date and time – don't worry, you won’t need to log in again.

4. Schedule your exam(s)

You’ll choose the exam you want to sit and go through the payment and booking process. Once your booking has been processed you will be transferred back to MY CIMA.


Scheduling your exam by phone

You can schedule an exam over the phone by calling the CIMA contact centre on +44 (0)20 8849 2251.

We will request a few details then transfer you to Pearson VUE who will schedule your exam and take your payment over the phone.


Once you have scheduled your exam - whether online or by phone - you will receive an email from Pearson VUE confirming the exam centre, date and time of your scheduled exam.

Rescheduling an exam

If you need to reschedule an exam log in to your MY CIMA account.

You can reschedule an exam:

  • Up to 48 hours before a Certificate in Business Accounting exam
  • Up to 48 hours before an Objective Test
  • While the exam registration period is open for Case Study exam

You cannot reschedule an exam later than these times.

Terms and conditions

Each time you schedule an exam, you will have to agree to the terms and conditions.

View T&Cs