The highest decision making authority within CIECA is the General Assembly. The General Assembly consists of all members and is the highest decision-making body within CIECA. The General Assembly is convened once a year, during the annual CIECA congress.
The Association is administered by a Board of Directors called the Permanent Bureau. The Permanent Bureau has full powers to manage and administer the Association.
Permanent Advisory Groups are responsible for studying technical and scientific questions and carrying out the related tasks, as mandated by the Permanent Bureau. Currently CIECA has two Permanent Advisory Groups, the Expert Advisory Group and the Theory Test Advisory Group.
For additional work on particular projects, ad hoc working groups can be set up.
The CIECA Secretariat is based in Brussels, Belgium. The Secretriat is running CIECA on a day-to-day basis. The address is: Avenue de Tervueren 36-38, 1040 Brussels, Belgium.