CFA Registration | Know About CFA Exam Registration

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The CFA 2018 would be conducted probably in the early part of  2019. If you are looking for a bright career in financial analysis, equity markets and the related fields, then you can surely go for CFA Exam Registration. To do that you would need to go through the process of CFA Registration. In this article, we would take a look at how you can fill up your CFA Form and apply for the exam. So, let’s begin shall we?

Before you go for CFA Registration, we would suggest that you take a look at the CFA Eligibility. Click on the link below to know more:

CFA Eligibility Criteria

CFA Registration – Important Dates

Let us first take a look at the CFA Registration Dates. Now, most of the dates for the CFA 2018 are not known yet. To get the latest updates on the CFA Exam Dates, click on the link below:

CFA Exam Dates 2018

The following table gives the details of the CFA Registration Dates  and other important dates for the December 2018 session

Events Dates
LEVEL I Registration Dates December 2018 (August 22, 2018) June 2019 (October 10, 2018)
LEVEL II Registration Dates June 2019 (October 10, 2018)
LEVEL III Registration Dates June 2019 (October 10, 2018)
LEVEL I Exam Date Date to be announced for December 2018
LEVEL II Exam Date Date to be announced for December 2018
LEVEL III Exam Date Date to be announced for December 2018

As you can see the details of most of the events are still not known. To get the latest updates on the exam dates, click on the link below:

CFA Exam Dates 2018

CFA Registration – The Details of the Process

Let us take a look at the detailed process that you need to go through to fill up your CFA Form. You need to click on the link below to CFA Register:

CFA Register – Click Here!

Instructions to Fill Up Your CFA Form

Creating an Account

The first thing that you would need to do is create an account with  CFA. You can do that by clicking on the link above as well. You need to register your email ID and set a password. It is as simple as setting up an email account.

STEP 1: Choose the Exam

The first thing that you need to do is choose the exam. If you haven’t appeared for the exam before, you would need to go for CFA Level 1 Registration. If you have, then you need to go fo CFA Level 2 Registration.

STEP 2: Address Details

Next, you would need to fill in your address details. You need to choose your country, region, and your complete address. You need to save the information that you need to enter and proceed to the next stage.

STEP 3: Choice of Exam Centre

CFA Exam is conducted in the following centres across the country.

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Pune

You would get to choose one of the exam centres when going through  CFA Exam Registration. The exact location and address of the exam centre would be given to you around 1 month before the exam. You can change the exam centre before the last date for CFA Registration.

STEP 4: Filling Your International Passport Details

You would need to carry your international passport to the CFA Exam Centre. You need to fill in your passport details in your CFA Registration. You need to make sure that you enter the right details as they would be verified on the date of the exam at the centre.

STEP 5:  Filling in Other Important Information

After you have done that, you need to fill in other important information. You would need to fill in the following details:

  • Educational details
  • Employment status
  • Professional conduct history
  • Choice of format for exam preparation support
  • Choosing the local providers for exam preparation support

STEP 6: Paying the CFA Registration Fee

You would need to pay your CFA Registration Fee. If you have never appeared for the exam before, you need to pay the Program Enrollment Fee. This is a one-time fee to enter the series of CFA exams. The fee is $450 and is paid when you register for your first CFA Level 1 Registration. You can consider this your application fee since you have to pay this in order to apply for the CFA exam.

Next you need to pay the CFA Registration Fees for the exam. You would need to pay this, everytime you appear for the exam:

CFA Exam Registration CFA Exam Fees and Costs Sign up Deadline
Early Registration $650 8 – 9 months before exam
Standard Registration $930 3 –4 months before exam
Late Registration $1,380 < 3 months before exam

For complete details on the additional CFA Fees, click on the link below:

CFA Fees Details

Final Step: Confirmation

The last step of the process is reviewing the information and clicking on ‘Submit’. After that, you would get the confirmation. After a few days, you would receive your CFA Admit Card

These were the details of the CFA Registration Process. We hope that this article was of help to you. For more information on the CFA Course, click on the link below:

CFA Course -2018