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Recertification

Continue to experience the benefits of certification.

To recertify for your Level 2 CCBA® and Level 3 CBAP® designations, you must earn a minimum of 60 Continuing Development Units (CDUs) every three years from your Date of Certification. Log your CDUs earned throughout your three year certification cycle in your profile here.
To recertify for your IIBA®-AAC and IIBA®-CBDA designations, you must earn a minimum of 20 Continuing Development Units (CDUs) every year from the Date of Certification. Log your CDUs earned throughout the one year certification cycle in your profile here.

Recertification-at-a-Glance

IIBA Credential Credential Type Recertification Required? Term CDUs Required Transferrable CDUs Grace Period to Recertify
Core Certifications            
ECBA™ Certificate No no expiration na na na
CCBA® Professional Certification Yes 3 years 60 *20 1 year
CBAP® Professional Certification Yes 3 years 60 *20 1 year
Specialized Certifications            
IIBA® - AAC Professional Certification Yes 1 year 20 5 4 months
IIBA® - CBDA Professional Certification Yes 1 year 20 5 4 months
IIBA® - CCA Certificate No no expiration na na na

*CDUs that are transferrable have to be earned within the 3rd year of the previous recertification cycle.

Recertification Handbooks

For important information and guidelines regarding recertification, application, fees, and more, please refer to the Recerfication Handbook.

Core Recertifications:

Specialized Recertifications:

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IIBA Core Business Analysis Certifications

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)

ECBA covers foundational knowledge on how to approach business analysis aligned with the BABOK Guide®.

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Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA)

This professional certification is for business analysis practitioners who want to earn formal recognition for their expertise and skills. Recognizes professionals who have a minimum of 3,750 hours of hands-on business analysis (BA) experience, equivalent to 2-3 years of BA work experience.

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Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

The Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) designation is for individuals with extensive business analysis (BA) experience. With a minimum of 7,500 hours of hands-on BA experience, CBAP® recipients are the elite, senior members of the BA community.

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IIBA Specialized Business Analysis Certifications

Certificate in Cybersecurity Analysis (IIBA-CCA)

The new Cybersecurity Analysis Learning and Certification Program is now available. The joint IIBA and IEEE Computer Society’s learning and certification provides the credibility of a joint certification and the opportunity to learn key cybersecurity concepts and tools business analysis professionals need to demonstrate core competencies.

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Agile Analysis Certification (IIBA-AAC)

IIBA®-AAC certification strengthens your skills and expertise, focusing on applying an agile perspective within a business analysis framework.

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Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA-CBDA)

Earning this certification informs employers of your passion for and competencies performing business analysis on analytics initiatives. The certification helps identify skilled business data analytics professionals to organizations seeking these in-demand skills.

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