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Results Now Available for the CFP Examination

TORONTO, ON – January 18, 2019 – Results are now available for the November 2018 sitting of the CFP® examination, which took place at 46 testing centres across Canada on November 30, 2018.

A total of 563 candidates wrote the CFP exam, the second and final exam on the path to CFP certification. The exam writers included 388 candidates who were taking the exam for the first time and 175 candidates who were re-attempting the exam. The overall exam pass rate was 55%. Among first-time writers, the pass rate was 63% and among repeat writers, the pass rate was 39%.

The only globally recognized mark of professional financial planning, the CFP designation is obtained through extensive education, a rigorous standardized national examination process, real-world work experience requirements and agreement to abide by a professional code of ethics, practice standards, and the rules and regulations of a professional body. More information about the path to CFP certification is available on the FPSC website.

CFP examinations are offered twice per year, with the next sitting taking place on Friday, June 7. Registration is open now; candidates can register here. New paths to certification take effect Jan. 1, 2020. Learn more.