CFP Board Updates

The CFP Board has confirmed exam dates for the three 2021 CFP Board Exam cycles.

The CFP® Exam is offered three times a year across 8-day testing windows that take place in March, July and November. You'll be able to select your test day and testing location from a network of convenient testing centers.

Testing appointments are scheduled with Prometric on a first-come, first-serve basis. Students are encouraged to register for the exam 60 days or more in advance for the best date and site availability.

Standard registration rate is $925. An early bird rate of $825 is available until 6 weeks before the registration deadline, and a late registration rate of $1,025 applies during the final 2 weeks of registration.

The exam dates and current deadlines are:

March 2021 Exam

Exam Dates: March 9-16, 2021
Education Verification Deadline: February 9, 2021
Registration Deadline: February 23, 2021
Early Bird ($825) Registration Deadline: January 9, 2021
Standard ($925) Registration Deadline: February 9, 2021

July 2021 Exam

Exam Dates: July 6-13, 2021
Education Verification Deadline: June 8, 2021
Registration Opens: March 18, 2021

November 2021 Exam

Exam Dates: November 2-9, 2021
Education Verification Deadline: October 5, 2021
Registration Opens: July 15, 2021