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Become a CTP or CTA
Showcase your knowledge, integrity, and experience in the corporate
restructuring profession by earning your Certified Turnaround
Professional (CTP) or Certified Turnaround Analyst (CTA) designation.
Applicant must demonstrate they have held at least
one of the five positions and completed five of the nine
experiences through three or more individuals.
Professionals holding the CIRA designation may waive
the accounting and finance requirement. Those holding a
JD may waive the law requirement. Those applying for a
CTP as an “Industry Veteran” (12-plus years of turnaround
experience) are not required to sit for the exams.
Complete application form X X
Pay $295 application fee X X
transcripts/diploma X X
Provide a statement
of qualifications X X
Request three confidential
professional references X X
Meet minimum requirement
of four years of experience X
experience and position X
Pass Certification Exams** X X
Subcommittee Review X X
The CTA designation allows those
who do not meet the necessary
leadership experience requirement for
a CTP to earn a valuable credential.
A Streamlined Path
to Become Certified
The process to earn your CTP or
CTA is now more efficient and
straightforward. The path consists
of these steps (see table).