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Apply for admission to the audit examination


To become an auditor, you must take the audit exam. In order to be admitted to the exam, you must

  • a certain background,
  • appropriate professional practice and
  • concrete audit activity

can prove it.

Examinations for the audit examination take place in the first and second half of each year.

If you wish to take the audit exam, you must apply for admission. You must meet certain requirements for admission.

You can apply for admission to the audit examination at your regional office of the Chamber of Auditors or at the audit office of the Chamber of Auditors in Berlin:

  • Download the document "Applications and forms for applications" on the website of the Chamber of Auditors.
  • Fill in the forms that apply to your case.
  • Attach all necessary documents to the application.
  • Send the application and documents by post or electronically with qualified signature to the national office or the audit office of the Chamber of Auditors.
  • The regional office checks your documents.
  • If you meet all the requirements, you will be admitted to the exam.
  • You will receive a notice and, upon admission, a written invitation to any written and oral module examination.

To be admitted for testing, you must meet the following admission requirements:

  • completed higher education
  • exceptions:
    • 10 years of activity at

      • an auditor,
      • an auditfirm,
      • a sworn accountant,
      • an auditfirm,
      • a cooperative audit association,
      • the examination body of a savings bank and giro association, or
      • a supra-local audit body for bodies and institutions governed by public law.
    • alternatively: at least 5 years of activity as a

      • sworn accountant or sworn accountant or as a sworn-in accountant.
      • Tax advisor or tax advisor
  • a practical activity corresponding to the auditor after your first vocational lyritating university degree:

    • 3 years or

    • 4 years if the standard study period of your completed higher education is less than 8 semesters,

    • in a post called "10 years of activity" above

  • of which: at least 53 weeks (full-time) participation in statutory examinations and participation in the drafting of audit reports (audit work)

    • If you do not have any vocational training but have worked in the auditing area for 10 years, you must have completed the audit work after the 5th year of your cooperation.
    • If you have 5 years of work as a sworn accountant/sworn accountant/tax consultant as a prerequisite for admission, you must have carried out the audit work during or after this activity.
  • Exception: You do not have to prove the audit work with at least 15 years of activity

    • as a sworn accountant or sworn accountant, or
    • as a tax advisor or tax advisor.
  • tabular CURRICULUM vitae with precise information on the education and career

  • Testimonials about

    • Higher education examinations,
    • other relevant audits and
    • the professional activity with information on the nature and scope of the audit work,
    • in the original or as a certified copy
  • Explanation of whether and where you have previously submitted an application for admission to examination

  • Proof of the standard study period of the completed higher education

  • Proof of audit ingespartitary work

  • Registration for at least one module exam

  • if necessary, an explanation of whether you wish to take the exam in a condensed form

  • Admission fee: EUR 500.00
  • Examination fees: EUR 500.00 per exam

Registration deadlines:

  • If you wish to take the exam in the first half of the year: 31 August of the previous year
  • If you wish to take the exam in the second half of the year: last day of February (28 and 29 February) of the same year

You always apply for admission at the next possible examination date. You cannot submit the application in advance for a later examination date.

These deadlines also apply if you register for a module exam or repeat the exam.

  • Admission to the exam: usually at least three weeks before the first written module examination
  • Invitations to the module exams: usually at least three weeks before the first module exam.

Forms: Applications and forms for the application

Online procedure possible: no

Written form required: yes

Personal appearance necessary: no

Applications and forms for the application

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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