IPEB is an independent professional examinations body that develops and reviews training syllabuses for various professional certification training, administers exams and issues professional certificates to successful candidates who then register as members with relevant membership professional institutes or associations.

8.00am to 5.00pm every day Monday to Friday.

It updates the Exams revision manual annually. This will be available as from January, 2019.

Yes. It can be done online or at an examination centre.


IPEB directly accredits tuition centres that are independent of tuition centres that are owned by professional organizations.

Member professional organizations are mandated to accredit tuition centres. They can also own and run tuition centres but not examination centres.

  • Passport or
  • Identity cards or
  • Driving License or
  • Birth Certificate

Yes, if the request is received at least one month to examination start date.

IPEB refunds 50% of the fees when a satisfactory reason for withdrawal is given. Such reason could be death, sickness or illness.

Yes, but it must be registered mail or by courier.


IPEB can replace the certificate after payment of the required fee.  There must, however, be thorough verification of circumstances surrounding the loss or misplacement. The serial number of the certificate shall be maintained.

Issuance of certificates will take 6 to 12 months. IPEB will notify all students once the certificates are ready and then dispatch them to them through their examination centres. Certificates must be collected personally.

Exemptions are given on a paper per paper basis.

Mature students of at least 21 years with at least 3 years experience in relevant field.
GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) or equivalent with 1 year of relevant experience or
Fresh degree graduates or
Professional accounting qualifications like CPA, ACCA, CA, CIMA, etc.

Any membership institute or association in the field of forensic accounting, forensic investigation, forensic audit, security, digital forensics, and other related disciplines.