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Fees and eligibility

Register for the CHIA examination in 3 easy steps


1. Check you are eligible

In order to register and sit for CHIA, you must have:

  • A degree plus six (6) continuous months of associated health experience* OR
  • No degree, but three (3) cumulative years of associated health experience*

*If you are not sure about your eligibility for CHIA, please email us at [email protected] and include your CV and any additional information that can help in assessing your eligibility.


2. supporting information

To support your application, you will need to provide details on:

  • your university degree (if applicable)
  • a list of your job roles to demonstrate your eligible associated health experience
  • the URL to your LinkedIn profile page (if you have one)

3. Register and pay

You will be required to pay the registration fee as part of the registration process:

  • $495 for AIDH members
  • $695 for non-members

Self directed study, enroll any time

Please allow up to 3 business days for the processing of your application.

What’s next

Once you receive your resource guide and instructions, you will have 90 days to log in and sit your examination.

If you are unsuccessful in the first attempt, you can sit the examination a second time within the 90 days period.

What’s included

Your registration includes the examination fee, a study guide, a sample study plan and examination instruction handbook to assist with your preparation. Once your payment is made, you will receive a confirmation email from us. When your registration is processed, we will notify you of the outcome. Please allow up to 3 business days for the processing of your application.

Optional resources

CHIA Challenge and full Study Guide – a 32 question practice examination to familiarise yourself with the question format

A Practitioner’s Guide – a companion guide covering the same competency framework as the examination

Got questions?

Eligibility, study, preparation, examination, fees, recertification – our comprehensive FAQ section covers it all! If you still have questions, just get in touch any time!


CHIA is delivered to you by the Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH), a peak body for digital health representing a united and influential single voice for health informatics and digital health leaders and practitioners.