TAKE EXAM

The CFIA Exam is available in online format. The exam has a number of sophisticated controls to ensure integrity and each exam is generated from a master database. No two exams are alike.

To appear for online exam, you will need a computer with these capabilities:?

  • Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or above
  • Internet: High-speed Internet connection
  • Browser: The latest browser version is recommended for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Browser must be set to allow Javascript as well as cookies.

WHEN CAN I TAKE THE CFIA EXAM?

You may take the CFIA Exam any time during the year. When you have submitted your complete CFIA Exam application and are prepared to take the CFIA Exam you may schedule the exam. Your exam for the CFIA  will be available at the date selected by you.

HOW MUCH TIME WILL I NEED TO TAKE THE CFIA EXAM?

It will take approximately 13 hours to complete the CFIA Exam. Each section is allocated a maximum of 200 minutes to complete. Each of the four exam sections has 150 questions and you will have a maximum of 80 seconds to answer each question.
You have one day to complete one Part of the CFIA Exam and submit it to the CIFIAN for grading. You must complete each section in one sitting, but you do not have to complete all four sections at once.