Register for the CFA Institute Investment Foundations™ Exam

The Investment Foundations exam is offered at many Pearson VUE test centers around the world. See if the exam is offered in your area.

When you register for the exam, you agree to policies that cover the program and the exam, including scheduling your exam, cancelling your exam, ID requirements, and exam results. Read the Investment Foundations Program policies (PDF).

To register for the Investment Foundations exam, you will need to create a CFA Institute account. If you already have a CFA Institute account, you will be asked to log in.

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After You Register

Schedule your exam appointment
Your registration confirmation email will contain a link to your candidate resources (login required), where you can schedule (or reschedule) your exam at a PearsonVUE test center.

You have 180 days (approximately 6 months) from your registration confirmation date to sit for the exam; otherwise your registration will expire.

If you need to reschedule your exam, there is no additional fee; however, you must sit for the exam within the 180 days noted above.

Note: If you wish to request disability-related testing accommodations, please submit your request before scheduling your exam appointment. Requests must be submitted at least 45 days prior to the expiration of your registration.