Certified IRA Professional (CIP)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization ASCENSUS
Qualification and Educational Requirements
  • Minimum of two years of IRA compliance or operations experience or have achieved CIS II certification, AND
  • Attend Ascensus' IRA Online Institute, IRA Institute, or another approved prerequisite no more than 60 days before the examination date.
  • Have at least three years of IRA compliance and operations experience.
Education Requirements None
Examination Type Final certification exam (closed book, proctored)
Continuing Education Requirements 24 hours every 3 years
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Designation Status Online No
Investor Complaint Process No
Published List of Disciplined Designees No
Accredited By None