Level 2 - Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®)ccba-logo

This professional certification is for business analysis practitioners who want to be recognized for their expertise and skills by earning formal recognition. 
Current professionals with their CCBA® designation will be grandfathered into this level.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Requires a minimum of 3,750 hours of work experience in the last 7 years
    1. Of this: a minimum of 900 hours in each of 2 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Version 3 Knowledge Areas or a minimum of 500 hours in each of 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Version 3 Knowledge Areas
  2. Minimum of 21 hours of Professional Development in the last 4 years
  3. Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) recipient. View a sample of the e-mail sent to your references and the reference endorsement form.
  4. Agreement with the CCBA® Code of Conduct 


In order to be admitted to the exam, please ensure that your IIBA® profile name matches your government identification.
The CCBA® exam is 3 hours long and consists of 130 multiple choice questions. The questions are scenario-based (i.e. candidate must do a bit of analysis to arrive at the answer). It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3.  Visit our BABOK® Guide webpage to aquire your copy or acquire a FREE PDF version with an IIBA membership.

To help you prepare for the exam, review the following:

Contact Certification Team
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at certification@iiba.org or phone us directly at 1-866-789-4422 (toll free) ext. 2.