CFP® Exam Dates and Schedule

The CFP® Exam is administered by appointment only during three eight-day testing windows each year: in the months of March, July, and November. Candidates can take the CFP exam at any one of the more than 250 Prometic testing locations throughout the U.S.

Outlined below is the CFP exam dates and deadlines for 2019.

Exam Window Registration Opens Education Verification Deadline Registration Deadline
March 12-19, 2019 November 15, 2018 February 12, 2019 February 26, 2019
  July 9-16, 2019 March 21, 2019 June 11, 2019 June 25, 2019
  Nov 5-12, 2019 July 17, 2019  Oct 9, 2019 Oct 22, 2019


2019 CFP® Exam Testing Windows:

March 12-19 · July 9-16 · November 5-12

Candidates receive preliminary pass/fail exam results upon completion of the exam at the testing center. Candidates who do not pass, will receive an additional diagnostic report of their performance that covers Principal Topics, with indications of areas of strength and weakness.

Official exam results will then be provided approximately 4 weeks after the testing window has closed, to confirm official results.

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