Examinations

Examinations are an important step along FP Canada™’s paths to certification, providing an opportunity for candidates to demonstrate that they’ve developed the competency required to meet FP Canada’s certification standards.


The next QAFP™ exam will take place on May 26, 2021 and the next CFP® exams will be held on two days: May 26 and 27, 2021. Registration is now opened.

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QAFP™ Examination

A four-hour, computer-based exam consisting of both stand-alone and case-based multiple-choice questions. The QAFP examination focuses on specific elements of the FP Canada Standards Council™ Competency Profile and integrates several financial planning areas.
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CFP® Examination

A six-hour, computer-based exam consisting of a combination of stand-alone, multiple-choice, and case-based constructed-response questions. The CFP examination focuses on specific elements of the FP Canada Standards Council™ Competency Profile and integrates several financial planning areas.
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