CISA Certification Application/Timeline for December 2013 Exam

gatorizzgatorizz Member Posts: 7 ■□□□□□□□□□
I wanted to start a thread to compare everyone's results of when you got your results, when you submitted your application, and how long it took to get certified, and if there were any issues. I know this thread will help others in the future!

Exam Date: December 14, 2013

Received Exam Score: January 16, 2013 (3:03 PM, 33 days after exam)

Submitted App. via fax and email: January 22, 2014

Received Confirm of App: January 23, 2014 (via a person that I emailed) AND January 29, 2014 (via automated system)
*Automated email says it could take up to 6 weeks to process my application.

As of today: My main page on the ISACA website says "Application Submitted"
My certification page says that my application is "Unreviewed"

Please copy and paste (if you'd like) and share your experience!
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  • SamooSamoo Member Posts: 29 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Exam Date: December 19, 2013

    Received Exam Score: January 17, 2013 )

    Submitted App. via email: January 23, 2014

    Received Confirm of App: January 29, 2014

    My certification page says that my application is "Unreviewed"

    I expected to receive the result of App in Feb 27
  • RaystafarianRaystafarian Member Posts: 87 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Received confirmation of application receipt on 1/20
    2/7 unreviewed
    Hit me up on LinkedIn - just mention you're from techexams.
  • wikigetwikiget Member Posts: 75 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I took CISM, but here is my status.

    Exam Date: 14 December 2013
    Results Received: 16 January 2014
    Certification Request Payment: 16 January 2014
    Certification Request Sent: 16 January 2014
    Recipt Confirmation: 17 January 2014
    Notice of Processing: 23 January 2014
    Notice of Certification: Pending

    08Feb - Current Certification Status: Application Submitted
    08Feb - Current Application Status: Complete-Under Review

    I'm assuming that because there was a shutdown at work for two weeks from weather, my processing may have been delayed.
    "Once upon a time, disks were floppy, administrators were electricians and computers were louder then jets. Then it all got complicated." -Anon

    Life of a Network Security Manager: http://imgur.com/kKvmgjj
  • !nf0s3cure!nf0s3cure Member Posts: 161 ■■□□□□□□□□
    wikiget wrote: »
    I took CISM, but here is my status.

    Exam Date: 14 December 2013
    Results Received: 16 January 2014
    Certification Request Payment: 16 January 2014
    Certification Request Sent: 16 January 2014
    Recipt Confirmation: 17 January 2014
    Notice of Processing: 23 January 2014
    Notice of Certification: Pending.

    What is the Notice of Processing? Is it like email notification that they have started to work on your application?
  • wikigetwikiget Member Posts: 75 ■■□□□□□□□□
    !nf0s3cure wrote: »
    What is the Notice of Processing? Is it like email notification that they have started to work on your application?
    Yes, or as far as I can tell anyway.
    We recently received your application for the CISM certification. By passing the exam and applying for certification, you have taken a significant step in distinguishing yourself from other professionals.

    The processing of your application has begun and the time needed to complete it (up to 6 weeks) will depend on whether or not we have received all of your documentation (verification form(s), transcripts, etc). Should any additional information be required, you will receive a separate e-mail outlining the missing information.
    "Once upon a time, disks were floppy, administrators were electricians and computers were louder then jets. Then it all got complicated." -Anon

    Life of a Network Security Manager: http://imgur.com/kKvmgjj
  • !nf0s3cure!nf0s3cure Member Posts: 161 ■■□□□□□□□□
    Humm, it seems there is some difference for CISA and CISM as no one with CISA seems to have reached that stage in the processing of their application. Wait and watch.
  • wikigetwikiget Member Posts: 75 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I also sent my cert request out the same day the results came in.
    "Once upon a time, disks were floppy, administrators were electricians and computers were louder then jets. Then it all got complicated." -Anon

    Life of a Network Security Manager: http://imgur.com/kKvmgjj
  • gatorizzgatorizz Member Posts: 7 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Seems like they have not looked at CISA certs yet?!
  • wikigetwikiget Member Posts: 75 ■■□□□□□□□□
    Update: My status changed at some point today.

    Certification Status: Not Certified - Exam Result: Pass (Dec 2013)
    Application Status: Approved
    "Once upon a time, disks were floppy, administrators were electricians and computers were louder then jets. Then it all got complicated." -Anon

    Life of a Network Security Manager: http://imgur.com/kKvmgjj
  • !nf0s3cure!nf0s3cure Member Posts: 161 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I guess it is time you added CISM to your profile. Congratulations. You have done well. Best of luck.
  • gatorizzgatorizz Member Posts: 7 ■□□□□□□□□□
    congrats!!! Still waiting to hear about the CISA!
  • !nf0s3cure!nf0s3cure Member Posts: 161 ■■□□□□□□□□
    CISA seems to be second level preference for ISACA, considering that no one here seems to have progressed any further. No change in status after 3 weeks of 'Application Received' email! It marks the half way mark to 6 weeks processing time. Or may be they get through all the CISM applications first and get on to CISA applications.
  • wikigetwikiget Member Posts: 75 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I'd like to reiterate that I submitted my application the same day the results came out. So, it's very possible that it's "first come, first served," regardless of the test taken.
    "Once upon a time, disks were floppy, administrators were electricians and computers were louder then jets. Then it all got complicated." -Anon

    Life of a Network Security Manager: http://imgur.com/kKvmgjj
  • hisulleyhisulley Member Posts: 14 ■□□□□□□□□□
    I submitted my CISA application on Jan 20, 2014. As of today (Feb 17), Application Status: Unreviewed
  • !nf0s3cure!nf0s3cure Member Posts: 161 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I do understand the 'First In First Out' concept but despite that there seems to be no one here that has had any change in their status which is odd. I am sure there will be many memebers that would have submitted their applications very promptly. my application is still Unreviewed.
  • Experienced_and_TestedExperienced_and_Tested Member Posts: 30 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I have just received the email and noted that the website is updated that my CISM certification is complete.

    "Congratulations! On behalf of ISACA and the recommendation of ISACA’s Credentialing and Career Management Board, we are pleased to inform you that on 18 February 2014 you have been granted certification as a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)."
  • ButlbrButlbr Registered Users Posts: 3 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Yep, just got my e-mail on being accepted for the CISM as well. Glad to have that one behind me. Hopefully everyone will get their notification soon. :)
  • gatorizzgatorizz Member Posts: 7 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Seems like they are going through the CISM's first. They probably go through each group. Since CISA is probably the most time and labor intensive, maybe they wait until after they have finished the other exams first.
  • !nf0s3cure!nf0s3cure Member Posts: 161 ■■□□□□□□□□
    Well finally status has changed to 'Under Review'. Seems they have gone through the CISM before CISA.
  • RaystafarianRaystafarian Member Posts: 87 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Received confirmation of application receipt on 1/20
    2/7 unreviewed

    2/19 complete - under review
    Hit me up on LinkedIn - just mention you're from techexams.
  • packetlogpacketlog Member Posts: 24 ■□□□□□□□□□
    I submitted my CISA form on 2/17 and received this today:

    The processing of your application has begun and the time needed to complete it (up to 6 weeks) will depend on whether or not we have received all of your documentation (verification form(s), transcripts, etc).

    Status: Unreviewed


  • hisulleyhisulley Member Posts: 14 ■□□□□□□□□□
    I submitted my CISA application on Jan 20, 2014.

    As of Feb 20, the application status changed to "Complete-Under Review".
  • j33perj33per Member Posts: 28 ■□□□□□□□□□
    I submitted 1/23 - still waiting...
    [h=2]Certification Status[/h] CISA: Application Submitted
  • gatorizzgatorizz Member Posts: 7 ■□□□□□□□□□
    still waiting on mine as well!

    Looks like they are making progress on the applications though.
  • hisulleyhisulley Member Posts: 14 ■□□□□□□□□□
    I submitted my CISA application on Jan 20, 2014. Then, the application status changed to "Unreviewed"

    On Feb 20, the application status changed to "Complete-Under Review"
    On Feb 21, the application status changed to "Approved"
  • gatorizzgatorizz Member Posts: 7 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Certification status changed to approved on 02/22/2014!
  • colemiccolemic Member Posts: 1,568 ■■■■■■■□□□
    congrats!
    Working on: CCSP, definitely, maybe. On the twitters: @mcole1008
  • govauditgovaudit Registered Users Posts: 4 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Exam Date: December 14, 2013
    Received Exam Score: January 16, 2014
    Submitted Online Payment: January 20, 2014
    Submitted App. via email: January 20, 2014
    Received Confirm of App: January 21, 2014
    Application Status: Unreviewed: January 21, 2014
    Application Status: Complete-Under Review: February 20, 2014
    Application Status: Approved: February 21, 2014
    Certification Status: Not Certified - Exam Result: Pass (Dec 2013)
    Certified: February 25, 2014
    2014 Renewal Status


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    CISA
    < Renewal Complete >
    2014
    ACTIVE
    xxxxxxxx
    25 Feb 2014



    My best guess would be that on Monday (2/24), ISACA will likely update the certification status of the Approved applications (Hopefully to Certified!). And anyone still in unreviewed, or complete-under review status will likely see those changing next week. But I really have no clue. I'm just happy to have it over with. I had every intention of using the question DB to study on a structured schedule like I had done for the CPA exam. In the end, I had logged about 8 hours of study time with an average of 68%. All from the night before exam. I did not have a fun time sitting for the exam.
  • !nf0s3cure!nf0s3cure Member Posts: 161 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I am too hoping that the status will change in the week starting 24th Feb. For some the process may be quicker with some sort of existing ISACA certifications.
  • Lili37Lili37 Member Posts: 13 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Sent application on January 29.
    Changed status to under review on February 21.
    Changed status to approved today - February 24.
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